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1928 Underwood 3 Serial # 753016-14 1928 Underwood 3 typewriter, Serial # 753016-14 Trevor London's 1928 Underwood 3 typewriter. 2020-04-27 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Trevor London: 1928 Underwood 3 Serial # 753016-14 Ongoing restoration project. I plan to repaint and new graph is, the lot. I want to try a certain epoxy clearcoat on it which I've used on bicycles and has turned out to work remarkably well. I build bikes, and everything is painted black with this clear coat, and its about as durable as can possibly be and gives a beautiful glassy finish, which would be perfect for a typewriter. This example is complete but needs a complete rebuild and would be (since essentially a 1928 Underwood 3 is not a very valuable or rare typewriter) a perfect candidate for experimenting.
One really weird thing about it is the platen rubber is as supple and new as anything I've ever owned. It must've been rebuilt at some point. There is other evidence of a rebuild.

1928 Underwood 3 #753016-14

Status: My Collection
Created: 03-26-2020 at 11:38PM
Last Edit: 04-27-2020 at 11:08PM


Description:

Ongoing restoration project. I plan to repaint and new graph is, the lot. I want to try a certain epoxy clearcoat on it which I've used on bicycles and has turned out to work remarkably well. I build bikes, and everything is painted black with this clear coat, and its about as durable as can possibly be and gives a beautiful glassy finish, which would be perfect for a typewriter. This example is complete but needs a complete rebuild and would be (since essentially a 1928 Underwood 3 is not a very valuable or rare typewriter) a perfect candidate for experimenting.
One really weird thing about it is the platen rubber is as supple and new as anything I've ever owned. It must've been rebuilt at some point. There is other evidence of a rebuild.

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Photos:

Note the black crackle.
Note the black crackle.

The supple platen.
The supple platen.

I think there may be a rat turd visible in this photo.
I think there may be a rat turd visible in this photo.




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