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1958 IBM Model B Serial # 692781 1958 IBM Model B typewriter, Serial # 692781 Ethan Sahin's 1958 IBM Model B typewriter. 2022-01-09 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Ethan Sahin: 1958 IBM Model B Serial # 692781 Received it in very dirty, but mostly working condition. After some scrubbing and waxing, it looks great. It originally had a correcting ribbon in it, so that was a mess. All I had to do mechanically was free up the return and tab mechanisms, as they weren’t quite working right. The power roller looks and feels pretty good. I also had to re-solder someone else’s re-solder to the g/G slug, as it was far too low on the paper, and it's all good now. I've really been wanting one of these for a while so I’m planning on using it as my main machine instead of my Adler electric 21 (which uses the same roller system, coincidently).

1958 IBM Model B #692781

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Ethan Sahin (Edoguy1305)
Created: 01-09-2022 at 01:51PM
Last Edit: 01-09-2022 at 02:24PM


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Received it in very dirty, but mostly working condition. After some scrubbing and waxing, it looks great. It originally had a correcting ribbon in it, so that was a mess. All I had to do mechanically was free up the return and tab mechanisms, as they weren’t quite working right. The power roller looks and feels pretty good. I also had to re-solder someone else’s re-solder to the g/G slug, as it was far too low on the paper, and it's all good now. I've really been wanting one of these for a while so I’m planning on using it as my main machine instead of my Adler electric 21 (which uses the same roller system, coincidently).

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Hunter: Ethan Sahin (Edoguy1305)

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