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1950 Torpedo 6 Serial # 507878 1950 Torpedo 6 typewriter, Serial # 507878 Brian Brumfield's 1950 Torpedo 6 typewriter. 2014-12-16 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Brian Brumfield: 1950 Torpedo 6 Serial # 507878 Seller bought the machine in Stutgardt, Germany. Is not currently in operational state.

Missing spools.
Some surface rust, mainly on the left hand side of the machine. My operating theory is that it may have been near a window over a long time, and got solar heating and the resulting condensation when cooling.
The rubber is amazing, all in 95% + condition
Sound deadening felt is still unde the hood.
The ribbon spool bearings are AMAZING!! They will spin for 20-30 seconds!
Tab set, clear, and all clear work. Tabulator works.
Lin advance works.
Carriage advance works.
Carriage main spring is good.
Internal springs have some surface rust but are intact.
Keys are great.
Paint is great.
Apart from some lost plating, this is a splendid machine.

1950 Torpedo 6 #507878

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Brian Brumfield (bsbrum)
Created: 12-15-2014 at 05:10PM
Last Edit: 12-16-2014 at 05:36PM


Description:

Seller bought the machine in Stutgardt, Germany. Is not currently in operational state.

Missing spools.
Some surface rust, mainly on the left hand side of the machine. My operating theory is that it may have been near a window over a long time, and got solar heating and the resulting condensation when cooling.
The rubber is amazing, all in 95% + condition
Sound deadening felt is still unde the hood.
The ribbon spool bearings are AMAZING!! They will spin for 20-30 seconds!
Tab set, clear, and all clear work. Tabulator works.
Lin advance works.
Carriage advance works.
Carriage main spring is good.
Internal springs have some surface rust but are intact.
Keys are great.
Paint is great.
Apart from some lost plating, this is a splendid machine.

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Hunter: Brian Brumfield (bsbrum)

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I love machines, machining, creating things from nothing. Typewriters have struck a romantic chord in me, thanks to my oldest son, and I am working with him and the rest of our family to acquire, restore, repair many machines.
Our collection grows in fits and spurts - as the seasons change. We make a lot of acquisitions at estate sales, yard and garage sales, thrift stores, online, and through personal connections.
The machines that we don't want to keep in our own collection, we are selling through various outlets - Etsy, Square Market, and eventually on eBay - and unlike some sellers, we KNOW how to pack a machine for shipment! :-)
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