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1938 Royal De Luxe Serial # A88-730203 1938 Royal De Luxe typewriter, Serial # A88-730203 Kewin Sanfridsson's 1938 Royal De Luxe typewriter. 2023-01-31 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Kewin Sanfridsson: 1938 Royal De Luxe Serial # A88-730203 Here we got a Royal De Luxe from 1938 a real beauty if you ask me, I feel for it at first sight! Sadly I haven't gotten the time to write anyting on it yet... But... I will... I promise. The typewriter was in quite good shape except a snapped of carriage band, some wear on the finish and a few scratches on the chrome. Maybe a bit dusty otherwise it was no hassle at all to write on it. But before I write on it I'm going to clean the typebars because I forgot to clean them. And maybe buy a new ribbon...

But as you see in the later pictures the case had taken quite a beating which I had to fix. Both sides of the backside of the bottom part of the case had been broken off. I first started with cleaning up and seeing how bad the damage was then I got to work. To the best of my abilities I glued and sanded and glued and sanded and... match sticks to fit into the space where the wood was gone and then glued back the leather? And finaly after about a week of evenings I managed to fix it. To be honest I think this might be the most time consuming work I've done on something typewriter relatable.

I might come back at a later date to update this gallery but in meantime cheers!

1938 Royal De Luxe #A88-730203

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Kewin Sanfridsson (JoxSoup)
Created: 01-31-2023 at 06:10PM
Last Edit: 01-31-2023 at 06:42PM


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Here we got a Royal De Luxe from 1938 a real beauty if you ask me, I feel for it at first sight! Sadly I haven't gotten the time to write anyting on it yet... But... I will... I promise. The typewriter was in quite good shape except a snapped of carriage band, some wear on the finish and a few scratches on the chrome. Maybe a bit dusty otherwise it was no hassle at all to write on it. But before I write on it I'm going to clean the typebars because I forgot to clean them. And maybe buy a new ribbon...

But as you see in the later pictures the case had taken quite a beating which I had to fix. Both sides of the backside of the bottom part of the case had been broken off. I first started with cleaning up and seeing how bad the damage was then I got to work. To the best of my abilities I glued and sanded and glued and sanded and... match sticks to fit into the space where the wood was gone and then glued back the leather? And finaly after about a week of evenings I managed to fix it. To be honest I think this might be the most time consuming work I've done on something typewriter relatable.

I might come back at a later date to update this gallery but in meantime cheers!

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Hunter: Kewin Sanfridsson (JoxSoup)

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Hi my name is Kewin and I'm a 23 years old from Sweden. I have a few hobbies like drawing and playing guitar but I do also like myself some project here and there which is where my interest in typewriters fits in. I have always collected things through my life but I did not expect typewriters to be my next big passion in collecting. I started collecting typewriters in the beginning of 2022 and so far I have 42 of them (3 of which is currently disassembled) . I find it really enjoyable to pickup a typewriter at a thrift store/second hand and starting to clean it up and get it to a working condition to the best of my ability and knowledge. (Excuse all the dog hairs in my pictures, I do actually try to remove the hair before taking the pictures. xD) Cheers!



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