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1948 Underwood S Serial # II-6548128 1948 Underwood S typewriter, Serial # II-6548128 Michael Hoehne's 1948 Underwood S typewriter. 2015-08-08 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Michael Hoehne: 1948 Underwood S Serial # II-6548128 Another one of those unidentified Underwoods. Yard sale find. Decent but sticky.

I think the "II" prefix on the serial number is a reference to the platen width, 11 inches.

This is cleaning up pretty well. The major functions now work. Margins are flakey, to put it mildly, though that's not surprising with Underwood's front-margin complications.

1948 Underwood S #II-6548128

Status: My Collection
Created: 07-16-2015 at 03:55PM
Last Edit: 08-08-2015 at 09:01PM


Description:

Another one of those unidentified Underwoods. Yard sale find. Decent but sticky.

I think the "II" prefix on the serial number is a reference to the platen width, 11 inches.

This is cleaning up pretty well. The major functions now work. Margins are flakey, to put it mildly, though that's not surprising with Underwood's front-margin complications.

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Photos:


... that neat Underwood front readout....
... that neat Underwood front readout....




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