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1942 Underwood Universal Serial # D 29 749 1942 Underwood Universal typewriter, Serial # D 29 749 Melissa Favara's 1942 Underwood Universal typewriter. 2015-09-09 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Melissa Favara: 1942 Underwood Universal Serial # D 29 749 This one is a bit of an oddity; I can't find the serial number prefix on the Underwood or Underwood Elliot Fisher lists; it says only Underwood on the front and Underwood Elliot Fisher on the back; the lettering on the front says, specifically, Underwood US Navy; it only has capital letters--so it's no mystery what it was built for. It types well and is a beauty.

Update: now I know what it looks like when this machine types well after it was serviced and cleaned. I'm replacing the pic and type sample and adding a few more pics.

1942 Underwood Universal #D 29 749

Status: My Collection
Created: 08-19-2015 at 05:35PM
Last Edit: 09-09-2015 at 04:55PM


Description:

This one is a bit of an oddity; I can't find the serial number prefix on the Underwood or Underwood Elliot Fisher lists; it says only Underwood on the front and Underwood Elliot Fisher on the back; the lettering on the front says, specifically, Underwood US Navy; it only has capital letters--so it's no mystery what it was built for. It types well and is a beauty.

Update: now I know what it looks like when this machine types well after it was serviced and cleaned. I'm replacing the pic and type sample and adding a few more pics.

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I started collecting typewriters in 1996 when my employer at an old newsstand in Kalamazoo, MI gave me her mother's Underwood Elliot Fisher Noiseless; I love these machines and learning how to repair and maintain them. The Noiseless was the medium for a zine I wrote through the nineties and into the oughts, and my nine-year-old daughter now types regularly.



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