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1956 Underwood De Luxe Serial # AB2685728 1956 Underwood De Luxe typewriter, Serial # AB2685728 Alan Seaver's 1956 Underwood De Luxe typewriter. 2015-03-21 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Alan Seaver: 1956 Underwood De Luxe Serial # AB2685728 This second version of the De Luxe Quiet Tab is probably the flashiest typewriter Underwood ever produced. The influence of contemporary automobile design is obvious. Slight changes were made to the top half of the shell. Note the button to release the ribbon cover and the swoopy carriage return lever. Not immediately apparent is a new geometric slab serif typeface--apparently based upon Memphis--that is more modern and artistic while still being professional enough for business use.

1956 Underwood De Luxe #AB2685728

Status: My Collection
Created: 07-13-2014 at 06:34PM
Last Edit: 03-21-2015 at 02:51PM


Description:

This second version of the De Luxe Quiet Tab is probably the flashiest typewriter Underwood ever produced. The influence of contemporary automobile design is obvious. Slight changes were made to the top half of the shell. Note the button to release the ribbon cover and the swoopy carriage return lever. Not immediately apparent is a new geometric slab serif typeface--apparently based upon Memphis--that is more modern and artistic while still being professional enough for business use.

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