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1928 Royal P Serial # CM-88848 1928 Royal P typewriter, Serial # CM-88848 Geoff Flash's 1928 Royal P typewriter. 2024-04-26 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Geoff Flash: 1928 Royal P Serial # CM-88848 #718

Having a lot of trouble determining the model and year due to the unidentifiable prefix on this model... but I have a theory....
I think the guts of this machine was leftover, and the newer shell was added later. The "CM" prefix could have something to do with "Canada Made".
The history as it was told to me... For Christmas, in 1939, Marjorie and her brother Ken were given this typewriter by their parents. As a junior at a Battle Creek, Michigan high school, she also used this typewriter all through college and took it with her to Honduras, Central America, where she and her husband carried on missionary work. She typed many letters to family and supporters to this wonderful machine.

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1928 Royal P #CM-88848

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Geoff Flash (gflash)
Created: 04-25-2024 at 08:16PM
Last Edit: 04-26-2024 at 08:24PM


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#718

Having a lot of trouble determining the model and year due to the unidentifiable prefix on this model... but I have a theory....
I think the guts of this machine was leftover, and the newer shell was added later. The "CM" prefix could have something to do with "Canada Made".
The history as it was told to me... For Christmas, in 1939, Marjorie and her brother Ken were given this typewriter by their parents. As a junior at a Battle Creek, Michigan high school, she also used this typewriter all through college and took it with her to Honduras, Central America, where she and her husband carried on missionary work. She typed many letters to family and supporters to this wonderful machine.

FbMp/SC/l

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Royal "P" from the logo on the top...

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Royal "P" from the front...

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Royal "P" from the keyboard...

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Royal "P" from under the hood...

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Royal "P" from the left side...

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Royal "P" from the back...

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Royal "P" from the logo on the back...

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Royal "P" from the right side...

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Royal "P" from the bottom...

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Royal "P" travel case...

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