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1957 Remington Quiet-Riter Serial # QR3214352 1957 Remington Quiet-Riter typewriter, Serial # QR3214352 Chris Aldrich's 1957 Remington Quiet-Riter typewriter. 2024-03-11 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Chris Aldrich: 1957 Remington Quiet-Riter Serial # QR3214352 A exquisite near mint condition examplar of the breed including the case. Manufactured in April 1957, this is the fourth typewriter in my collection. It's got a gray powder coat with green keys, a pitch of 12 (elite), and a platen diameter of 38mm. While I love my Clipper, this is my new "daily driver".

1957 Remington Quiet-Riter #QR3214352

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Chris Aldrich (chrisaldrich)
Created: 03-11-2024 at 10:53AM
Last Edit: 03-11-2024 at 10:55AM


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A exquisite near mint condition examplar of the breed including the case. Manufactured in April 1957, this is the fourth typewriter in my collection. It's got a gray powder coat with green keys, a pitch of 12 (elite), and a platen diameter of 38mm. While I love my Clipper, this is my new "daily driver".

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A powder coated gray typewriter with green keys sits in its open case on a wooden table.
A powder coated gray typewriter with green keys sits in its open case on a wooden table.

Close up of the Remington Quiet-Riter
Close up of the Remington Quiet-Riter

Oblique angle on the Remington Quiet-Riter
Oblique angle on the Remington Quiet-Riter

View into the very clean type-basket of the Remington Quiet-Riter
View into the very clean type-basket of the Remington Quiet-Riter

Felt on the underside of the Remington Quiet-riter hood.
Felt on the underside of the Remington Quiet-riter hood.

Left ribbon spool of the Remington Quiet-Riter
Left ribbon spool of the Remington Quiet-Riter

Remington Quiet-Riter ribbon select.
Remington Quiet-Riter ribbon select.

The serial number on the Remington Quiet-Riter can be found stamped into the chassis on the right hand side of the machine on a piece of metal next to the ribbon spool underneath its hood.
The serial number on the Remington Quiet-Riter can be found stamped into the chassis on the right hand side of the machine on a piece of metal next to the ribbon spool underneath its hood.

View of the top right corner of the Remington Quiet-Riter carriage return with typeface markings that go up to 110 where the margin selector has been set.
View of the top right corner of the Remington Quiet-Riter carriage return with typeface markings that go up to 110 where the margin selector has been set.

Remington Quiet-Riter rear.
Remington Quiet-Riter rear.

Undercarriage of the Remington Quiet-Riter
Undercarriage of the Remington Quiet-Riter

Exquisite brown textured hard case with brown rubber edge trim and large tan stitching sitting on a wooden table next to a green plant
Exquisite brown textured hard case with brown rubber edge trim and large tan stitching sitting on a wooden table next to a green plant

Hunter: Chris Aldrich (chrisaldrich)

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Hello! I’m a Johns Hopkins trained biomedical and electrical engineer with a variety of interests in the entertainment industry, information theory, evolution, big history, genetics, signal processing, transgenetics, translational medicine, and theoretical mathematics. I’m a strong advocate of the IndieWeb movement. I have a love for analog office equipment including library card catalogs and typewriters.



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