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1940 Remington 17 Serial # J235599 1940 Remington 17 typewriter, Serial # J235599 Darren Goossens's 1940 Remington 17 typewriter. 2019-08-05 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Darren Goossens: 1940 Remington 17 Serial # J235599 Found as a rusty, gummed-up mess with the paint bubbled off and nothing able to move. Now works, though a bit sluggishly. Spray painted it green for lack of a better idea.

1940 Remington 17 #J235599

Status: My Collection
Created: 08-05-2019 at 01:57AM
Last Edit: 08-05-2019 at 02:23AM


Description:

Found as a rusty, gummed-up mess with the paint bubbled off and nothing able to move. Now works, though a bit sluggishly. Spray painted it green for lack of a better idea.

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As it appeared on ebay
As it appeared on ebay

Part way through the restoration
Part way through the restoration

Rusty and dirty
Rusty and dirty


In bits
In bits

Ribbon drive shaft -- the problem piece
Ribbon drive shaft -- the problem piece

The problem part
The problem part

With the back open
With the back open

The mechanism
The mechanism

More or less done
More or less done


It works!
It works!






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