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1940 Remington Portable 5 Serial # V1124105 1940 Remington Portable 5 typewriter, Serial # V1124105 Richard Polt's 1940 Remington Portable 5 typewriter. 2017-04-21 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Richard Polt: 1940 Remington Portable 5 Serial # V1124105 You don't see these every day. This is the first one on the Database.

This variant of the model 5 has no tabulator or self-starter; no margin release button; no bicolor ribbon; no right margin stop or bell; and no carriage lock. There is no scale, but only a red line to indicate the center of the platen.

1940 Remington Portable 5 #V1124105

Status: Sightings
Created: 04-02-2016 at 01:12PM
Last Edit: 04-21-2017 at 11:36AM


Description:

You don't see these every day. This is the first one on the Database.

This variant of the model 5 has no tabulator or self-starter; no margin release button; no bicolor ribbon; no right margin stop or bell; and no carriage lock. There is no scale, but only a red line to indicate the center of the platen.

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