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1958 Imperial De Luxe 5 Serial # 5H 831 1958 Imperial De Luxe 5 typewriter, Serial # 5H 831 Nick T's 1958 Imperial De Luxe 5 typewriter. 2014-09-29 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Nick T: 1958 Imperial De Luxe 5 Serial # 5H 831 Pica type
Modified US keyboard

Discovered in dirty but very usable shape in Centreville, MI for a mere $5.

Such a beautiful machine, and good to use, too. Mine is prone to shadowing, but I think it just requires the right touch. One interesting thing about Imperial 3, 5, and 7 is that they have 46 keys, 4 more than some American portables. Mine still lacks a 1 key though!

1958 Imperial De Luxe 5 #5H 831

Status: My Collection
Created: 05-08-2013 at 06:47PM
Last Edit: 09-29-2014 at 05:56PM


Description:

Pica type
Modified US keyboard

Discovered in dirty but very usable shape in Centreville, MI for a mere $5.

Such a beautiful machine, and good to use, too. Mine is prone to shadowing, but I think it just requires the right touch. One interesting thing about Imperial 3, 5, and 7 is that they have 46 keys, 4 more than some American portables. Mine still lacks a 1 key though!

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I started collecting typewriters in 2006, but what started it all was using my mother's Brother Student-Riter XL1 in 2004. The next year I received my grandma's Smith-Corona Silent, which was enough to hold me over for a little while but eventually led to an obsession with manual portable typewriters.



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