986 Brands 2487 Models 12464 Galleries 7111 Typefaces 6273 Patents
Home » Royal » Futura 800 » 1960 #2A-4288259
1960 Royal Futura 800 Serial # 2A-4288259 1960 Royal Futura 800 typewriter, Serial # 2A-4288259 Uwe Wachtendorf's 1960 Royal Futura 800 typewriter. 2015-06-27 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Uwe Wachtendorf: 1960 Royal Futura 800 Serial # 2A-4288259 The bell-ringer of the collection, this hunchback Futura 800 has suffered much over the years and as a consequence shuns attention. However, it's current state is also a testament to the success of its design; despite the indignity of needing tape to hold its ribbon cover closed, it types rather well and has a nice, light action.

1960 Royal Futura 800 #2A-4288259

Status: My Collection
Created: 06-30-2014 at 10:20AM
Last Edit: 06-27-2015 at 01:12PM


Description:

The bell-ringer of the collection, this hunchback Futura 800 has suffered much over the years and as a consequence shuns attention. However, it's current state is also a testament to the success of its design; despite the indignity of needing tape to hold its ribbon cover closed, it types rather well and has a nice, light action.

Typeface Specimen:

Photos:











Hunter: Uwe Wachtendorf (Uwe)

Uwe Wachtendorf's Typewriter Galleries [ My Collection ] [ My Sightings ]

Status: Typewriter Hunter
Points: 13159

Typewriter collector based in Toronto who prefers mid-century models.



RESEARCH NOTE: When researching the Royal Futura 800 on a computer with lots of screen real estate, you may find that launching the Royal Serial Number page and the Royal Futura 800 By Model/Year/Serial page in new browser windows can give you interesting perspectives on changes throughout the model series.