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1956 Smith Corona Clipper Serial # 5C 348533 1956 Smith Corona Clipper typewriter, Serial # 5C 348533 Wayne Bouchard's 1956 Smith Corona Clipper typewriter. 2024-04-18 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Wayne Bouchard: 1956 Smith Corona Clipper Serial # 5C 348533 A 1956 Smith-Corona Clipper. This is the basic line of typewriter. No tab system, no = or 1 keys, and no paper guide. Most of these seem to have the card holders, but this one does not, although it does have the rail for them. Comes with the typical "Holiday Case" of the era with the removal mounting hardware. This typewriter is equipped with Pica No. 1 typeface. (10 pitch, 6 lines per inch.)

1956 Smith Corona Clipper #5C 348533

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Wayne Bouchard (azweb100)
Created: 04-18-2024 at 08:35AM
Last Edit: 04-18-2024 at 08:42AM


Description:

A 1956 Smith-Corona Clipper. This is the basic line of typewriter. No tab system, no = or 1 keys, and no paper guide. Most of these seem to have the card holders, but this one does not, although it does have the rail for them. Comes with the typical "Holiday Case" of the era with the removal mounting hardware. This typewriter is equipped with Pica No. 1 typeface. (10 pitch, 6 lines per inch.)

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A small bit of damage to the finish at the right corner of the ribbon cover, extending down onto the hinge.
A small bit of damage to the finish at the right corner of the ribbon cover, extending down onto the hinge.








Serial number 5C 348533, located inside beneath the ribbon cover, visible on the left-hand side on the frame.
Serial number 5C 348533, located inside beneath the ribbon cover, visible on the left-hand side on the frame.

A closeup view of the escapement in case it helps anyone. This didn't change much since about 1935.
A closeup view of the escapement in case it helps anyone. This didn't change much since about 1935.



Hunter: Wayne Bouchard (azweb100)

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Started collecting typewriters in 2023 with a Royal HHE like the one I did my first book report on when I was in school and using my dad's old typewriter.



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