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1954 Underwood Jewell Serial # W2498983I 1954 Underwood Jewell typewriter, Serial # W2498983I Arthur Ureche's 1954 Underwood Jewell typewriter. 2023-07-31 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Arthur Ureche: 1954 Underwood Jewell Serial # W2498983I I like the curvy bits and colour scheme. The logo was the first thing to catch my eye when I saw this machine. Seems like with the others here from 1954 - it needs a good cleaning. When I spun the platen, oily streaks came up so someone tried lubricating rather than cleaning... Which meat that several type bars were moving like through molasses... Otherwise, the key action is pretty sharp.

1954 Underwood Jewell #W2498983I

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Arthur Ureche (MortVark)
Created: 07-31-2023 at 01:21AM
Last Edit: 07-31-2023 at 01:22AM


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I like the curvy bits and colour scheme. The logo was the first thing to catch my eye when I saw this machine. Seems like with the others here from 1954 - it needs a good cleaning. When I spun the platen, oily streaks came up so someone tried lubricating rather than cleaning... Which meat that several type bars were moving like through molasses... Otherwise, the key action is pretty sharp.

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#W2498983
#W2498983


Bit more surface rust to clean.
Bit more surface rust to clean.

The two tone case is a nice touch. The handle does not have "Underwood: etched in it.
The two tone case is a nice touch. The handle does not have "Underwood: etched in it.

Hunter: Arthur Ureche (MortVark)

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First started using a SMC Galaxie Twelve to type out and paste a zine in high school in the late 80's - I've been picking up typewriters as opportunity presents itself ever since. It's more of a casual hobby than a compulsion. Writing on a typewriter seems just the right speed for not getting ahead of what I have to say.



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