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1928 Underwood Portable 4 Bank Serial # 4B174693 1928 Underwood Portable 4 Bank typewriter, Serial # 4B174693 Mark Schrad's 1928 Underwood Portable 4 Bank typewriter. 2021-01-06 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mark Schrad: 1928 Underwood Portable 4 Bank Serial # 4B174693 This black 1928 Underwood 4-Bank Portable Typewriter was gifted to me by a close friend in May, 2018. He said it was his uncle's typewriter, but had not been opened for many years because the lock on the case was broken. Using a skeleton key that I just happened to have on my keychain, I was able to open it up right quickly, and we marveled at the machine that stared back at us. It has an interesting dealer key legend on the left-side shift, for Rudolph Nettle in Boston. Cleaned it up, put in a new ribbon, and it has been good to go!

1928 Underwood Portable 4 Bank #4B174693

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Mark Schrad (MLSchrad)
Created: 01-06-2021 at 07:57AM
Last Edit: 01-06-2021 at 07:58AM


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This black 1928 Underwood 4-Bank Portable Typewriter was gifted to me by a close friend in May, 2018. He said it was his uncle's typewriter, but had not been opened for many years because the lock on the case was broken. Using a skeleton key that I just happened to have on my keychain, I was able to open it up right quickly, and we marveled at the machine that stared back at us. It has an interesting dealer key legend on the left-side shift, for Rudolph Nettle in Boston. Cleaned it up, put in a new ribbon, and it has been good to go!

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Hunter: Mark Schrad (MLSchrad)

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