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193X Remington Porto-Rite Serial # SR5929 193X Remington Porto-Rite typewriter, Serial # SR5929 Mary Echevarria's 193X Remington Porto-Rite typewriter. 2016-03-08 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mary Echevarria: 193X Remington Porto-Rite Serial # SR5929 Sighted at a local community arts space. This is a display typewriter. The typebars do not rise for typing. The typebar raising lever is stuck. Could it be a victim of WD-40 syndrome?

Made by Remington for Sears Roebuck.

Beautiful light/dark "Orchid" color.

Serial number is located on the base under carriage on the right.

193X Remington Porto-Rite #SR5929

Status: Sightings
Created: 03-08-2016 at 06:00PM
Last Edit: 03-08-2016 at 06:07PM


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Sighted at a local community arts space. This is a display typewriter. The typebars do not rise for typing. The typebar raising lever is stuck. Could it be a victim of WD-40 syndrome?

Made by Remington for Sears Roebuck.

Beautiful light/dark "Orchid" color.

Serial number is located on the base under carriage on the right.

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Serial number is located on the base under the carriage on the right.
Serial number is located on the base under the carriage on the right.

Hunter: Mary Echevarria (Mech)

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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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