1951 Royal Quiet De Luxe #AG-2340108
Created: 12-26-2013 at 04:49PM
Last Edit: 02-23-2014 at 10:31AM
Paid way too much for this at a thrift store, but having passed it by once, I came back a couple days later to find the usual kids in thrift stores damage. Nothing permanent, but I felt sorry enough for the poor thing to rescue it. On further inspection, I find it in good shape, and I oughta break even flipping it. Pica typeface.
Sold. Broke exactly even, and it has a new home with a happy owner. We'll count that one as a rescue. :D
Hunter: Ted Munk (munk)
I am a scoundrel without a cause, and my swank outshines the sun.
I am a casual Typewriter Hunter residing in the sweltering deserts of Arizona with a wife, three cats and about 50 typewriters. My main hunting ground is thrift stores, and I rarely pay more than $10 for a machine. My collection consists mainly of portables with cases, and they stay in the cases unless I am actively using it (usually more than one at a time). I do, however keep a handful of interesting Selectrics, including a Composer and a couple of large Nakajima Electronics to use as daisywheel printers for my vintage laptop collection.
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