1039 Brands 2836 Models 17042 Galleries 10211 Typefaces 6273 Patents
Home » Imperial » Good Companion 5 » 1958 #5 G990
1958 Imperial Good Companion 5 Serial # 5 G990 1958 Imperial Good Companion 5 typewriter, Serial # 5 G990 Rob Bowker's 1958 Imperial Good Companion 5 typewriter. 2013-04-10 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Rob Bowker: 1958 Imperial Good Companion 5 Serial # 5 G990 Odd numbered model = basket shift based on German Torpedo. Delicate underbelly dangerously exposed through lack of crumbtray. Second-hand buying tip - get one in a hard case. Superb typing instrument for the discerning dactylographer.

1958 Imperial Good Companion 5 #5 G990

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Rob Bowker (typewriterheaven)
Created: 04-10-2013 at 01:10PM
Last Edit: 04-10-2013 at 01:10PM


Description:

Odd numbered model = basket shift based on German Torpedo. Delicate underbelly dangerously exposed through lack of crumbtray. Second-hand buying tip - get one in a hard case. Superb typing instrument for the discerning dactylographer.

Typeface Specimen:

Links:

Photos:

Top view
Top view

The workings. This shows how vulnerable the typewriter is when not in a hard case.
The workings. This shows how vulnerable the typewriter is when not in a hard case.

With the ribbon cover raised
With the ribbon cover raised

Hunter: Rob Bowker (typewriterheaven)

Rob Bowker's Typewriter Galleries [ My Collection ] [ My Sightings ]

Status: Typewriter Hunter
Points: 622

I'm an opportunistic collector and user. Yep, I have a habit, but I'm in control, OK?



RESEARCH NOTE: When researching the Imperial Good Companion 5 on a computer with lots of screen real estate, you may find that launching the Imperial Serial Number page and the Imperial Good Companion 5 By Model/Year/Serial page in new browser windows can give you interesting perspectives on changes throughout the model series.