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1956 Underwood All-Electric Serial # E 16-7929420 1956 Underwood All-Electric typewriter, Serial # E 16-7929420 Ian Brumfield's 1956 Underwood All-Electric typewriter. 2015-11-04 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Ian Brumfield: 1956 Underwood All-Electric Serial # E 16-7929420 Bought this machine at an estate sale. The machine was a little overpriced, but the touch and overall experience of using it made the cost worth it. It does need some degreasing to operate at its smoothest.

1956 Underwood All-Electric #E 16-7929420

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Ian Brumfield (T1peM0nkey)
Created: 04-22-2015 at 09:48PM
Last Edit: 11-04-2015 at 11:15PM


Description:

Bought this machine at an estate sale. The machine was a little overpriced, but the touch and overall experience of using it made the cost worth it. It does need some degreasing to operate at its smoothest.

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This was my first look - a poor picture in an estate sale listing. That blue box inside the basket is a spare NOS ribbon!
This was my first look - a poor picture in an estate sale listing. That blue box inside the basket is a spare NOS ribbon!

The keys were pretty dirty at first.
The keys were pretty dirty at first.

After some *thorough* cleaning.
After some *thorough* cleaning.

I went to the repair shop's address and found that it no longer exists. I think the address was for a building that used to stand here.
I went to the repair shop's address and found that it no longer exists. I think the address was for a building that used to stand here.

My Golden-Touch desktops!
My Golden-Touch desktops!

Here's an add for a 'Golden-Touch' All-Electric.
Here's an add for a 'Golden-Touch' All-Electric.

And then this happened. I'm the one with the gloves :)
And then this happened. I'm the one with the gloves :)

Here it is at the 8th annual Antique Typewriter Collector's Meeting (2015) in Morgantown, WV! (Photo credit: Richard Polt)
Here it is at the 8th annual Antique Typewriter Collector's Meeting (2015) in Morgantown, WV! (Photo credit: Richard Polt)

Hunter: Ian Brumfield (T1peM0nkey)

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