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1946 IBM Electromatic Serial # D117116 1946 IBM Electromatic typewriter, Serial # D117116 thomas nevarez's 1946 IBM Electromatic typewriter. 2018-04-18 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of thomas nevarez: 1946 IBM Electromatic Serial # D117116 Even though the tag says (see gallery pic) its a Model A, I think this is a Model 1 (http://www.etypewriters.com/1947-01.jpg)


bought this from the personal collection of ACME/DARLING in Portland, OR.

everything was in excellent condition except for the power roller.

was able to find a replacement and now, as far as this posting, is the only complete working model. It weighs approximately 38lbs.

it is a beast and locomotive in one. it catches attention at the local Type-Ins.

1946 IBM Electromatic #D117116

Status: My Collection
Hunter: thomas nevarez (betteristheenemy)
Created: 05-03-2014 at 11:13AM
Last Edit: 04-18-2018 at 03:33PM


Description:

Even though the tag says (see gallery pic) its a Model A, I think this is a Model 1 (http://www.etypewriters.com/1947-01.jpg)


bought this from the personal collection of ACME/DARLING in Portland, OR.

everything was in excellent condition except for the power roller.

was able to find a replacement and now, as far as this posting, is the only complete working model. It weighs approximately 38lbs.

it is a beast and locomotive in one. it catches attention at the local Type-Ins.

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Photos:

motor with governor control
motor with governor control






even though this tag states it's a Model A, I believe it to be a Model 1
even though this tag states it's a Model A, I believe it to be a Model 1




Hunter: thomas nevarez (betteristheenemy)

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