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1940 Underwood Universal Serial # F1345550 1940 Underwood Universal typewriter, Serial # F1345550 Michael Bartelt's 1940 Underwood Universal typewriter. 2021-01-10 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Michael Bartelt: 1940 Underwood Universal Serial # F1345550 This machine was literally on its last legs. In addition to needing a good cleaning and some basic service, the rubber feet on the machine were completely deteriorated. Luckily, I was easily able to find a new set (Internet), and my go-to repairman, Martin Quezada at San Gabriel, CA’s International Office Machines, helped get her typing again.

1940 Underwood Universal #F1345550

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Michael Bartelt (ProtestPoetics)
Created: 11-06-2020 at 06:20PM
Last Edit: 01-10-2021 at 12:00AM


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This machine was literally on its last legs. In addition to needing a good cleaning and some basic service, the rubber feet on the machine were completely deteriorated. Luckily, I was easily able to find a new set (Internet), and my go-to repairman, Martin Quezada at San Gabriel, CA’s International Office Machines, helped get her typing again.

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Hunter: Michael Bartelt (ProtestPoetics)

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