1938 Smith Corona Sterling #2A 39626
Status: My Collection
Created: 04-17-2015 at 04:01PM
Last Edit: 08-22-2020 at 04:49PM
In a first for me, I bought a functional and clean typewriter. Found at a local junk shop, this 1938 Corona Sterling was hidden in its well-preserved case.
It is very clean with only minor cosmetic flaws: nicks where the carriage return lever hits the cover plate, some decal fading, a few scratches, and some tape residue. She has lustrous high gloss maroon / burgundy curves. Really breath-taking.
I will use it for research and comparison as I restore a portable Corona of a similar vintage.
Hunter: Mary Echevarria (Mech)
Status: Typewriter Hunter
I'm a novice collector with a very small collection of mostly nonfunctional typewriters. I enjoy tinkering and repairs, so I am slowly but surely putting these typewriters back into service.
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