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1955 Underwood Universal Serial # BA2642323 1955 Underwood Universal typewriter, Serial # BA2642323 Jer Wal's 1955 Underwood Universal typewriter. 2015-07-21 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Jer Wal: 1955 Underwood Universal Serial # BA2642323 Made in U.S.A. Good sturdy metal typer. Somewhat stiff keyboard feel (not as light as my Underwood Finger-Flite Champion). Missing the knurled ribbon advance knob. Platen set screws are bunged up so I can't get the platen knobs off to adjust the left margin hold. Nice pleasant type face with pretty good imprint. I got it from an estate sale for $10. And I like the color! A good looking typer.

1955 Underwood Universal #BA2642323

Status: My Collection
Created: 07-21-2015 at 10:54AM
Last Edit: 07-21-2015 at 11:05AM


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Made in U.S.A. Good sturdy metal typer. Somewhat stiff keyboard feel (not as light as my Underwood Finger-Flite Champion). Missing the knurled ribbon advance knob. Platen set screws are bunged up so I can't get the platen knobs off to adjust the left margin hold. Nice pleasant type face with pretty good imprint. I got it from an estate sale for $10. And I like the color! A good looking typer.

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I put a piece of shrink tubing on the ribbon advance shaft, but it's too big to fit tightly. Still, it tells me which direction the ribbon is running.
I put a piece of shrink tubing on the ribbon advance shaft, but it's too big to fit tightly. Still, it tells me which direction the ribbon is running.







Looks just like the innards of my Finger-Flite Champion.
Looks just like the innards of my Finger-Flite Champion.


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