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1956 Torpedo Model 18b Serial # 894081 1956 Torpedo Model 18b typewriter, Serial # 894081 Uwe Wachtendorf's 1956 Torpedo Model 18b typewriter. 2015-01-19 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Uwe Wachtendorf: 1956 Torpedo Model 18b Serial # 894081 The database indicates 1956. The woman I bought it from, who purchased it new in Torpedo-ville (Frankfurt, Germany), claimed she got it in 1958. I can't remember what I did last year, never mind 60 years, so maybe she got the year wrong.

1956 Torpedo Model 18b #894081

Status: My Collection
Created: 01-19-2015 at 10:47PM
Last Edit: 01-19-2015 at 10:56PM


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The database indicates 1956. The woman I bought it from, who purchased it new in Torpedo-ville (Frankfurt, Germany), claimed she got it in 1958. I can't remember what I did last year, never mind 60 years, so maybe she got the year wrong.

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