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1957 Smith Corona Silent Super Serial # 5T 477968X 1957 Smith Corona Silent Super typewriter, Serial # 5T 477968X Mary Echevarria's 1957 Smith Corona Silent Super typewriter. 2018-06-22 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mary Echevarria: 1957 Smith Corona Silent Super Serial # 5T 477968X This was a free machine that was going to get thrown out. It had a jammed carriage and looked very bad.

I cleaned it up and got the carriage moving. I corrected interference from the tab set/clear system that had jammed the carriage.

The machine was missing the top cover plate, so I bought a replacement cover from an S-C Silent.

Basket shift.

Serial number is located under the ribbon cover by the left ribbon spool.

Cleaned and lubricated, this is a wonderful typer. I love its solid touch and quiet operation. A keeper.

1957 Smith Corona Silent Super #5T 477968X

Status: My Collection
Created: 04-22-2016 at 01:30PM
Last Edit: 06-22-2018 at 01:47PM


Description:

This was a free machine that was going to get thrown out. It had a jammed carriage and looked very bad.

I cleaned it up and got the carriage moving. I corrected interference from the tab set/clear system that had jammed the carriage.

The machine was missing the top cover plate, so I bought a replacement cover from an S-C Silent.

Basket shift.

Serial number is located under the ribbon cover by the left ribbon spool.

Cleaned and lubricated, this is a wonderful typer. I love its solid touch and quiet operation. A keeper.

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BEFORE: very dirty with jammed carriage and mangled tab system
BEFORE: very dirty with jammed carriage and mangled tab system

Missing top cover plate
Missing top cover plate

I bought a top cover from a S-C Silent to protect the typewriter from dirt and damage.
I bought a top cover from a S-C Silent to protect the typewriter from dirt and damage.

Hunter: Mary Echevarria (Mech)

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I'm a novice collector with a very small collection of mostly nonfunctional typewriters. I enjoy tinkering and repairs, so I am slowly but surely putting these typewriters back into service.



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