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1942 Royal Arrow Serial # C-1127797R 1942 Royal Arrow typewriter, Serial # C-1127797R Alan Seaver's 1942 Royal Arrow typewriter. 2014-07-13 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Alan Seaver: 1942 Royal Arrow Serial # C-1127797R This version of the Arrow was made exclusively for the U.S. Navy during WWII. (Note the embossed and chromed "U.S. Navy" on the paper rest.) Specifically, it was what was known as a radio mill--a typewriter with a special, 9-pitch all-caps typeface and slashed zero that the ship's radio operator would use to transcribe incoming messages.

1942 Royal Arrow #C-1127797R

Status: My Collection
Created: 07-13-2014 at 06:40PM
Last Edit: 07-13-2014 at 06:40PM


Description:

This version of the Arrow was made exclusively for the U.S. Navy during WWII. (Note the embossed and chromed "U.S. Navy" on the paper rest.) Specifically, it was what was known as a radio mill--a typewriter with a special, 9-pitch all-caps typeface and slashed zero that the ship's radio operator would use to transcribe incoming messages.

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