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1954 R.C. Allen 700 VisOmatic Serial # 7-1827161 1954 R.C. Allen 700 VisOmatic typewriter, Serial # 7-1827161 James Grooms's 1954 R.C. Allen 700 VisOmatic typewriter. 2024-05-15 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of James Grooms: 1954 R.C. Allen 700 VisOmatic Serial # 7-1827161 This sober MCM machine is all Woodstock and a superb build and a fantastic typer. An easily serviced machine to boot, with two screws to remove the back/side panel cover, then six screws for the side covers and margin cover, and you are ready to go.

What was the difference between a 700 series with no "Visomatic" on the cover and this 700 series with it? I am calling this a 700 VisOmatic to match the period ads.

1954 R.C. Allen 700 VisOmatic #7-1827161

Status: My Collection
Hunter: James Grooms (jgrooms)
Created: 05-14-2024 at 09:08AM
Last Edit: 05-15-2024 at 02:54AM


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This sober MCM machine is all Woodstock and a superb build and a fantastic typer. An easily serviced machine to boot, with two screws to remove the back/side panel cover, then six screws for the side covers and margin cover, and you are ready to go.

What was the difference between a 700 series with no "Visomatic" on the cover and this 700 series with it? I am calling this a 700 VisOmatic to match the period ads.

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