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1926 Underwood 3 Serial # 570531-12 1926 Underwood 3 typewriter, Serial # 570531-12 Michael Hoehne's 1926 Underwood 3 typewriter. 2014-08-11 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Michael Hoehne: 1926 Underwood 3 Serial # 570531-12 another yard sale find that I had to ask for, and this uncovered two of them. This one has a broken drawband but seems pretty good otherwise. It has a worm gear drive to tension the carriage return spring.

1926 Underwood 3 #570531-12

Status: My Collection
Created: 08-11-2014 at 07:40PM
Last Edit: 08-11-2014 at 07:51PM


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another yard sale find that I had to ask for, and this uncovered two of them. This one has a broken drawband but seems pretty good otherwise. It has a worm gear drive to tension the carriage return spring.

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This is a very different Spool mounting arrangement from the other No. 3 I am listing here. There are many differences, but, after all, they are six years and almost a quarter million serial numbers apart.
This is a very different Spool mounting arrangement from the other No. 3 I am listing here. There are many differences, but, after all, they are six years and almost a quarter million serial numbers apart.

This is a very stiff, strong card holder and is is associated with a complicated mounting and a couple of rollers.
This is a very stiff, strong card holder and is is associated with a complicated mounting and a couple of rollers.


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