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1943 Royal Quiet De Luxe Serial # A-1157614 1943 Royal Quiet De Luxe typewriter, Serial # A-1157614 Chris Bridges's 1943 Royal Quiet De Luxe typewriter. 2017-09-27 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Chris Bridges: 1943 Royal Quiet De Luxe Serial # A-1157614 Bought at an antique store in Daytona Beach, FL, Sept. 27, 2017.

Sweet little machine. Everything seems to work, although it needs a lot of cleaning. Box is in decent shape.

Royal stopped selling or renting typewriters to civilians in December, 1942, as all of them were needed for the war effort. This one would have been manufactured right around that time, or slightly after.

1943 Royal Quiet De Luxe #A-1157614

Status: My Collection
Created: 09-27-2017 at 06:13PM
Last Edit: 09-27-2017 at 06:16PM


Description:

Bought at an antique store in Daytona Beach, FL, Sept. 27, 2017.

Sweet little machine. Everything seems to work, although it needs a lot of cleaning. Box is in decent shape.

Royal stopped selling or renting typewriters to civilians in December, 1942, as all of them were needed for the war effort. This one would have been manufactured right around that time, or slightly after.

Typeface Specimen:

Photos:

Right out of the shop.
Right out of the shop.

Round keys.
Round keys.

Lots of dust buildup in here.
Lots of dust buildup in here.

Original, somewhat water-damaged case. Case shuts but doesn't lock, which is good because there's no key.
Original, somewhat water-damaged case. Case shuts but doesn't lock, which is good because there's no key.

Hunter: Chris Bridges (cabridges)

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Grew up playing (and later writing) on my mother's massive electric typewriter, went to school when typing classes were still a thing. Now married with two grown sons and an appreciation for beautiful old writing machines.



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