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1949 Royal KMG Serial # 3932116 1949 Royal KMG typewriter, Serial # 3932116 Mark Schrad's 1949 Royal KMG typewriter. 2021-01-02 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mark Schrad: 1949 Royal KMG Serial # 3932116 This is an interesting 1949 Royal KMG with the Dreyfus tombstone keys. I bought it in November, 2020, from a renovations guy in Broomall, Pennsylvania. What's curious is that it has a QWERTY keyboard, but also German accent keys and German writing on the keytops. According to a paper "property of" sticker that was affixed to the front, it was once owned by the Muhlenberg Weekly, which was (is) the student weekly newspaper at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA. After fixing this one up, I turned around and placed it with the Colonial Theater in Phoenixville, PA, where the 1958 Steve McQueen sci-fi movie "The Blob" was filmed, as a similar grey 1949 Royal KMG appears in the police-station scenes.

1949 Royal KMG #3932116

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Mark Schrad (MLSchrad)
Created: 01-02-2021 at 09:23AM
Last Edit: 01-02-2021 at 09:23AM


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This is an interesting 1949 Royal KMG with the Dreyfus tombstone keys. I bought it in November, 2020, from a renovations guy in Broomall, Pennsylvania. What's curious is that it has a QWERTY keyboard, but also German accent keys and German writing on the keytops. According to a paper "property of" sticker that was affixed to the front, it was once owned by the Muhlenberg Weekly, which was (is) the student weekly newspaper at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA. After fixing this one up, I turned around and placed it with the Colonial Theater in Phoenixville, PA, where the 1958 Steve McQueen sci-fi movie "The Blob" was filmed, as a similar grey 1949 Royal KMG appears in the police-station scenes.

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