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1942 Underwood S Serial # S5591557-12 1942 Underwood S typewriter, Serial # S5591557-12 Bryan Steckler's 1942 Underwood S typewriter. 2020-07-05 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Bryan Steckler: 1942 Underwood S Serial # S5591557-12 I bought this typewriter off of Facebook in Washington, DC. The seller listed it at $250, but said she "wasn't too sure what it was worth, so make an offer" I offered her $50 and walked away with what is probably the heaviest typewriter in my collection. The drawband needed to be restrung and the escapement needed to be cleaned, and with a new ribbon it types beautifully. I was planning to replace the bent carriage return lever, but now I feel that gives it character.

1942 Underwood S #S5591557-12

Status: My Collection
Created: 07-05-2020 at 04:25PM
Last Edit: 07-05-2020 at 09:07PM


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I bought this typewriter off of Facebook in Washington, DC. The seller listed it at $250, but said she "wasn't too sure what it was worth, so make an offer" I offered her $50 and walked away with what is probably the heaviest typewriter in my collection. The drawband needed to be restrung and the escapement needed to be cleaned, and with a new ribbon it types beautifully. I was planning to replace the bent carriage return lever, but now I feel that gives it character.

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Typewriter collector in the DC/MD/VA area. Mostly collect wartime and prewar machines of all brands. I have a total of 11 typewriters currently, Royals are my favorite but I like anything with an interesting and unique typeface.



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