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1941 Corona Comet DeLuxe Serial # 1N-15484 1941 Corona Comet DeLuxe typewriter, Serial # 1N-15484 Matthew L Christie's 1941 Corona Comet DeLuxe typewriter. 2023-04-27 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Matthew L Christie: 1941 Corona Comet DeLuxe Serial # 1N-15484 Ebay Purchase. This typewriter was sold on November 18, 1941 ... just 18 days before the Pearl Harbor attack.
The platen is still "somewhat" pliable but the feed rollers are rock hard. The machine still meeds a good cleaning.
As usual, it types nicely as is.

1941 Corona Comet DeLuxe #1N-15484

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Matthew L Christie (Pinehill)
Created: 08-13-2022 at 02:07PM
Last Edit: 04-27-2023 at 05:37PM


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Ebay Purchase. This typewriter was sold on November 18, 1941 ... just 18 days before the Pearl Harbor attack.
The platen is still "somewhat" pliable but the feed rollers are rock hard. The machine still meeds a good cleaning.
As usual, it types nicely as is.

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Hunter: Matthew L Christie (Pinehill)

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Worked for the Eastman Kodak Company in 16mm & 35mm Motion Picture Film Finishing Production. Finished my career with 7 years in Kodak Photo-chemicals Production. Layoffs came and in 2010 I went to Keller International (Barber Chairs) where I honed my skills on the workings of import barber chairs. As of the end of 2021, I'm Semi-Retired and working 20 hrs per week at Keller International. Now I have time to work on all the typewriters I purchased in 2018/2019.

I received my first typewriter - a Royal (Silver-Seiko) SIGNET as a birthday gift for my 11th birthday on December 20, 1970. That typewriter got a lot of use (school papers, short stories, a try at a Novel) right up until 1982. Then was back into its snap-on case and stored away until 2018.

I was watching the last episode of "The Bates Motel" where the Handy-Man they had was down in the basement typing away on a typewriter. Something clicked. I went up and pulled my old SIGNET out and started using it. Then I remembered we had a family typewriter back in the early 1960. All I could remember is that out had green keys. Went on Ebay and purchased a 1950's Royal QDL -- that was so nice I went and purchased a 1941 Royal QDL -- and I was hooked on buying typewriters ... Royals, Smith-Coronas, Olympias, Adlers, 3 Underwood & 1 Remington ... All these will keep me busy for the next few years. I like the year 1935 - 1975 -- with the 1960's being my favorite. (Now I just got to get them all up on the TWDB!)



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