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1940 Royal Companion Serial # CD-139995 1940 Royal Companion typewriter, Serial # CD-139995 Nick Winter's 1940 Royal Companion typewriter. 2015-11-04 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Nick Winter: 1940 Royal Companion Serial # CD-139995 Dragged this one out from under a pile of empty suitcases in an antique mall in Sydney. It is in rather good nick cosmetically, but it is just atrocious mechanically. The type sample is a delightful red-black mix because the ribbon vibrator is fickle with its positioning.

However, the fatal flaw is a tooth has broken off the escapement wheel and every nine characters, the carriage will skip a space. This is extremely irritating in combination with a broken backspace key...

1940 Royal Companion #CD-139995

Status: My Collection
Created: 10-05-2015 at 08:53AM
Last Edit: 11-04-2015 at 07:59AM


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Dragged this one out from under a pile of empty suitcases in an antique mall in Sydney. It is in rather good nick cosmetically, but it is just atrocious mechanically. The type sample is a delightful red-black mix because the ribbon vibrator is fickle with its positioning.

However, the fatal flaw is a tooth has broken off the escapement wheel and every nine characters, the carriage will skip a space. This is extremely irritating in combination with a broken backspace key...

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