1928 Underwood Portable 4 Bank #4B 206252
Created: 11-15-2014 at 07:40PM
Last Edit: 10-21-2017 at 04:30PM
I hope I'm designating and dating this machine correctly.
It's certainly an early four-bank, but it's a case study in typewriter refurbishing. Around 1950, it was repainted in brown wrinkle paint, given a new decal, and probably given new keytops as well. Beautiful? You decide.
Its base is newer plywood, with the old hardware attached to it.
Hunter: Richard Polt (richardpolt)
Status: Typewriter Hunter
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