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1947 Smith Corona Silent Serial # 4S141497 1947 Smith Corona Silent typewriter, Serial # 4S141497 Ronald Coker's 1947 Smith Corona Silent typewriter. 2019-06-19 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Ronald Coker: 1947 Smith Corona Silent Serial # 4S141497 Smith-Corona Silent

Outstanding:
- Motion adjustment

1947 Smith Corona Silent #4S141497

Status: My Collection
Created: 02-23-2019 at 01:29PM
Last Edit: 06-19-2019 at 12:36PM


Description:

Smith-Corona Silent

Outstanding:
- Motion adjustment

Typeface Specimen:

Hunter: Ronald Coker (Reconfigure)

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Status: Typewriter Hunter
Points: 39

I was gifted a 1947 Smith-Corona Silent portable over 15 years ago, and it needed minor repairs to be complete and operational. It's survived an apartment fire and dust due to its case. Recently I found a Remington Portable Model 1, which turned out to be incomplete, but prompted me to want to display my machines. This renewed my interest in typewriters and caused a small expansion in my collection.

I most recently installed original ribbon spools and replaced the ribbon on the SC Silent, and have been doing some minor restoration work on the Silver-Reed machines.

Location: Houston, TX USA



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