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1938 WAG Standard Serial # 669146 1938 WAG Standard typewriter, Serial # 669146 Vlastimil Novak's 1938 WAG Standard typewriter. 2023-06-08 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Vlastimil Novak: 1938 WAG Standard Serial # 669146 The WAG - Continental in disguise! WAG is a German acronym for Wanderer Akciov├í Spole─Źnost (Wanderer joint stock company). The only real distinction is a different front panel. Otherwise, it is a 1938 Continental. The front part of the frame is made from aluminum. The carriage is equipped with double return levers and carriage releases.
I can't deliver trustworthy info about the big question: Why? Maybe it was caused by the atmosphere in pre-war Czechoslovakia and this is just an attempt to disguise its German origins. But this is just my assumption.
The machine itself... There are some places with bad rust, but it hasn't written many pages in its time. Platen is hard as a rock, therefore this is a loud one, but the writing action is fabulous.

1938 WAG Standard #669146

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Vlastimil Novak (Schrei112)
Created: 02-07-2017 at 07:07AM
Last Edit: 06-08-2023 at 02:14PM


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The WAG - Continental in disguise! WAG is a German acronym for Wanderer Akciov├í Spole─Źnost (Wanderer joint stock company). The only real distinction is a different front panel. Otherwise, it is a 1938 Continental. The front part of the frame is made from aluminum. The carriage is equipped with double return levers and carriage releases.
I can't deliver trustworthy info about the big question: Why? Maybe it was caused by the atmosphere in pre-war Czechoslovakia and this is just an attempt to disguise its German origins. But this is just my assumption.
The machine itself... There are some places with bad rust, but it hasn't written many pages in its time. Platen is hard as a rock, therefore this is a loud one, but the writing action is fabulous.

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Hunter: Vlastimil Novak (Schrei112)

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I am a passionate amateur mechanic from the Czech Republic, and I have always mesmerized by the complexity of typewriters since my childhood. The first one (Zeta 1501) was just a toy to me in the beginning, but by every year I got older I got also better at understanding how it is working and how to disassemble it and assemble it again. The second one was Ideal DZ33 which started my love for antique machines with all the chrome and glass keys.
My machines range from mint ones through a majority of well-used machines to piles of rust that I have repaired to be typewriters again which is a lot of fun for me.
I am quite obsessed with the beauty and technical genius of standard Continentals. I love how they were producing one model of a typewriter from 1904 to the '50s with constant changes in design and my goal is to collect every decal and every major variation of them.



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