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1938 Corona Zephyr Serial # 1Z 7133 1938 Corona Zephyr typewriter, Serial # 1Z 7133 Dalton Hutchins's 1938 Corona Zephyr typewriter. 2021-08-29 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Dalton Hutchins: 1938 Corona Zephyr Serial # 1Z 7133 Pretty good paint for its age. Two things, however, did not age well on this Zephyr: the padding under the slugs and the padding on the base. Once I cleaned the black goo, I put a piece of leather cord under the slugs. Then new black felt on the base. No original spools or ribbon covers, sadly. Once I get some ribbon, I'll update the typeface specimen.
Update: I borrowed two spools from my Skyriter to see how this thing types. Quick little typer, but the ribbon wasn't raising when the keys were struck. Apparent;y, I had overlooked that it's missing the vibrator arm that attaches behind the left ribbon base.

1938 Corona Zephyr #1Z 7133

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Dalton Hutchins (Hutch)
Created: 07-27-2021 at 06:53PM
Last Edit: 08-29-2021 at 06:25PM


Description:

Pretty good paint for its age. Two things, however, did not age well on this Zephyr: the padding under the slugs and the padding on the base. Once I cleaned the black goo, I put a piece of leather cord under the slugs. Then new black felt on the base. No original spools or ribbon covers, sadly. Once I get some ribbon, I'll update the typeface specimen.
Update: I borrowed two spools from my Skyriter to see how this thing types. Quick little typer, but the ribbon wasn't raising when the keys were struck. Apparent;y, I had overlooked that it's missing the vibrator arm that attaches behind the left ribbon base.

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I've seen this same black goo in alien movies.
I've seen this same black goo in alien movies.



Clever little shift lock
Clever little shift lock



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