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1948 Royal KMM Serial # KMM-3672465 1948 Royal KMM typewriter, Serial # KMM-3672465 John Cooper's 1948 Royal KMM typewriter. 2020-12-24 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of John Cooper: 1948 Royal KMM Serial # KMM-3672465 It may be unlovely, but for a while, this dinged up, battleship gray office typewriter with the cloudy key tops was the best typer I had. I could type twice as fast on it as any of my portables, and it never skipped or jammed. I sold it in November 2020 after I acquired another KMM in better cosmetic condition.

1948 Royal KMM #KMM-3672465

Status: Sightings
Hunter: John Cooper (johntheeditor)
Created: 08-10-2018 at 09:49PM
Last Edit: 12-24-2020 at 07:16AM


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It may be unlovely, but for a while, this dinged up, battleship gray office typewriter with the cloudy key tops was the best typer I had. I could type twice as fast on it as any of my portables, and it never skipped or jammed. I sold it in November 2020 after I acquired another KMM in better cosmetic condition.

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Side view showing the rotary dial for the touch control.
Side view showing the rotary dial for the touch control.

The "wings" inside the basket are designed to keep the flashing type bars from distracting the typist.
The "wings" inside the basket are designed to keep the flashing type bars from distracting the typist.


Hunter: John Cooper (johntheeditor)

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Resident of Portland, Oregon since 2015. Mostly interested in semi-portables of the '30s, '40s, and '50s (the late glass key top through late pre-electric eras), with a special interest in unusual or distinctive typefaces other than techno and script. Always learning!



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