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1947 Royal KMM Serial # KMM-3477157 1947 Royal KMM typewriter, Serial # KMM-3477157 John Abbott's 1947 Royal KMM typewriter. 2020-05-24 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of John Abbott: 1947 Royal KMM Serial # KMM-3477157 #1122. Got this from Goodwill. From the looks of the serial number plate, I would say that someone painted this after the factory. There are also some strange fingerprints on top, like it was touched when wet (or could be mine from the chemicals to clean the serial number plate). I've said it before, but I have a soft spot for the Royal typewriters. Other than the paintjob, this one seems to be in pretty good shape.

1947 Royal KMM #KMM-3477157

Status: My Collection
Created: 03-28-2020 at 03:15PM
Last Edit: 05-24-2020 at 11:46AM


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#1122. Got this from Goodwill. From the looks of the serial number plate, I would say that someone painted this after the factory. There are also some strange fingerprints on top, like it was touched when wet (or could be mine from the chemicals to clean the serial number plate). I've said it before, but I have a soft spot for the Royal typewriters. Other than the paintjob, this one seems to be in pretty good shape.

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Hunter: John Abbott (TruckerGeek)

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I started my collection back in 2017 when I found a 1993 Brother WP-1250, which was very close to the typewriter I owned and used to write letters home while I was stationed in Korea serving in the US Air Force (I later discovered it was most likely the Brother WP-1150, so I picked that up). In 2018, my wife took me to one of the local antique store and I saw an old typewriter that caught my eye. My wife purchased it for me for Christmas (a 1932 Royal 10). My wife and I decided to limit my collection to 5 typewriters, so I need to sell off my surplus.



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