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1957 Royal Quiet De Luxe Serial # AR-3730666 1957 Royal Quiet De Luxe typewriter, Serial # AR-3730666 Daniel Chia's 1957 Royal Quiet De Luxe typewriter. 2017-09-19 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Daniel Chia: 1957 Royal Quiet De Luxe Serial # AR-3730666 An all original 1957 Red Royal Quiet De Luxe typewriter, in excellent condition.

Beginning in 1955, Royal began offering vibrant, exciting, and glossy colors to their already popular Quiet De Luxe model. These beautiful glossy-colored typewriters were short lived as the Quiet De Luxe model was discontinued in 1959. This 1957 model comes with the beautiful and less common Elite size typeface with 12 characters per inch.


Manufacture: Royal Typewriter Company
Model: Quiet De Luxe
Color: Red (glossy, all original)
Serial Number: AR3730666
Year: 1957
Typeface: Elite, 12 characters per inch
Weight: 12.5 lbs. (16.4 lbs. with case)
Body measures: 11 1/2" wide x 11 7/8" deep x 5" tall (29 x 30 x 12.7 cm)
Carriage: 12 1/2" wide (knob to knob, not including return handle, 31.75 cm) x 5 3/8" tall (13.6 cm)
Case (no key) measures: 14" x 14" x 6 1/2" (35.5 x 35.5 x 16.5 cm)


Original Royal decal on the backside says: "Royal Typewriter Company, Division of Royal McBee Corporation, Made in United States of America, Protected by U.S. and Foreign Patents."

1957 Royal Quiet De Luxe #AR-3730666

Status: My Collection
Created: 09-18-2017 at 10:59PM
Last Edit: 09-19-2017 at 08:05PM


Description:

An all original 1957 Red Royal Quiet De Luxe typewriter, in excellent condition.

Beginning in 1955, Royal began offering vibrant, exciting, and glossy colors to their already popular Quiet De Luxe model. These beautiful glossy-colored typewriters were short lived as the Quiet De Luxe model was discontinued in 1959. This 1957 model comes with the beautiful and less common Elite size typeface with 12 characters per inch.


Manufacture: Royal Typewriter Company
Model: Quiet De Luxe
Color: Red (glossy, all original)
Serial Number: AR3730666
Year: 1957
Typeface: Elite, 12 characters per inch
Weight: 12.5 lbs. (16.4 lbs. with case)
Body measures: 11 1/2" wide x 11 7/8" deep x 5" tall (29 x 30 x 12.7 cm)
Carriage: 12 1/2" wide (knob to knob, not including return handle, 31.75 cm) x 5 3/8" tall (13.6 cm)
Case (no key) measures: 14" x 14" x 6 1/2" (35.5 x 35.5 x 16.5 cm)


Original Royal decal on the backside says: "Royal Typewriter Company, Division of Royal McBee Corporation, Made in United States of America, Protected by U.S. and Foreign Patents."

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