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1939 Erika M Serial # 773419M 1939 Erika M typewriter, Serial # 773419M Brendan Raftery's 1939 Erika M typewriter. 2023-07-19 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Brendan Raftery: 1939 Erika M Serial # 773419M What a wonderful typewriter. I bought this with a broken draw band and missing Q lever linkage and it looked pretty rough. I found those parts via Facebook and finally got around to putting it back together. The case is in pretty rough shape so I may be recovering that as well. It types beautifully. This typewriter already had the Qwertz to Qwerty conversion done before I got it.

1939 Erika M #773419M

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Brendan Raftery (BCDC)
Created: 07-19-2023 at 06:08PM
Last Edit: 07-19-2023 at 06:09PM


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What a wonderful typewriter. I bought this with a broken draw band and missing Q lever linkage and it looked pretty rough. I found those parts via Facebook and finally got around to putting it back together. The case is in pretty rough shape so I may be recovering that as well. It types beautifully. This typewriter already had the Qwertz to Qwerty conversion done before I got it.

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Hunter: Brendan Raftery (BCDC)

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Dad, typewriter nerd, disc golfer, musician and an all around swell guy that lives in Port Moody BC Canada. I bought my first machine in around 1997 for $5 (Underwood 6) and restored it in a small cabin I lived in. I had it for the past 24 years when my 8 year old daughter asked if it worked, I brought it down off the shelf and she started playing with it. I then saw on FB Marketplace a 1916 LC Smith that needed a ton of work for $50, and that hooked me, 24 months later I have 160+ machines and have plans for all of them. Fantastic hobby. I love them being so Analog. I have recently collaborated with Dave Benning, a good friend and local artist, to create some custom hand painted works of "workable" art. I restore the typewriter while Dave gives it some new "clothes".



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