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1947 Underwood Universal Serial # F1715077 1947 Underwood Universal typewriter, Serial # F1715077 Francisco Parada's 1947 Underwood Universal typewriter. 2017-01-31 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Francisco Parada: 1947 Underwood Universal Serial # F1715077 Bought with original case for 20 euro.
Paint is actually pretty ok for its age, but the original brand and model markings are extremely faded or non existent.

Just needed a new ribbon, a small spring for the carriage return lever scrounged from a laptop dvd drive and small dusting.

Writes great!

1947 Underwood Universal #F1715077

Status: My Collection
Created: 01-31-2017 at 05:19AM
Last Edit: 01-31-2017 at 05:26AM


Description:

Bought with original case for 20 euro.
Paint is actually pretty ok for its age, but the original brand and model markings are extremely faded or non existent.

Just needed a new ribbon, a small spring for the carriage return lever scrounged from a laptop dvd drive and small dusting.

Writes great!

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Touch Tuning lever
Touch Tuning lever

Upper left key once read "Retrocesso" ("Backspace").
Upper left key once read "Retrocesso" ("Backspace").

I managed to crack the sheet rest while placing a new spring on the carriage return lever pawl. Did not notice it is made of bakelite.
I managed to crack the sheet rest while placing a new spring on the carriage return lever pawl. Did not notice it is made of bakelite.


Another serial number?
Another serial number?

Spool winding mechanism
Spool winding mechanism





Hunter: Francisco Parada (Francisco)

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