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1941 Underwood S Serial # S5475094-18 1941 Underwood S typewriter, Serial # S5475094-18 Jack B's 1941 Underwood S typewriter. 2015-04-06 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Jack B: 1941 Underwood S Serial # S5475094-18 I wasn't planning on taking this massive 18 in. carriage Underwood standard, but after hearing the shop owner remark that it had "nice keys for jewelry", I forked over the $25. It has multiple major issues, but it's all there and the satisfaction of making it work again will be worth every penny I paid for it!

Update:

I've gotten everything to move now. The carriage rails were so gunked up I had thought the drawband was broken, because the carriage never moved unless I pushed it. Lots of cleaning and lubrication got a small section of the carriage to work, but big enough to get a sample.

Amazingly, this monster is CARRIAGE SHIFTED. Luckily for me, the shift assist springs (that what they are called?) are very very strong so the shift is actually quite nice!

Nickname: Paul Bunyan, of course!

Now, if only I could find a massive blue typewriter...

1941 Underwood S #S5475094-18

Status: My Collection
Created: 04-04-2015 at 01:44PM
Last Edit: 04-06-2015 at 10:14AM


Description:

I wasn't planning on taking this massive 18 in. carriage Underwood standard, but after hearing the shop owner remark that it had "nice keys for jewelry", I forked over the $25. It has multiple major issues, but it's all there and the satisfaction of making it work again will be worth every penny I paid for it!

Update:

I've gotten everything to move now. The carriage rails were so gunked up I had thought the drawband was broken, because the carriage never moved unless I pushed it. Lots of cleaning and lubrication got a small section of the carriage to work, but big enough to get a sample.

Amazingly, this monster is CARRIAGE SHIFTED. Luckily for me, the shift assist springs (that what they are called?) are very very strong so the shift is actually quite nice!

Nickname: Paul Bunyan, of course!

Now, if only I could find a massive blue typewriter...

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