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1961 Torpedo 18b Serial # 1210787 1961 Torpedo 18b typewriter, Serial # 1210787 Liz Glenn's 1961 Torpedo 18b typewriter. 2024-06-17 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Liz Glenn: 1961 Torpedo 18b Serial # 1210787 "Big Dipper aka Yellow Rose"

US QWERTY / Script (Ro 75) / 11 CPI
Wide Carriage (18/33)
Nylon ribbon / New Platen & New Feet
Duane "Phoenix Typewriter" Jensen (serviced)
Septimus Clark (Torpedo Feet)

** Acquired ~ OCT 2021 **
** May 2024 - CC-S/M/W **
** NOT FOR SALE OR TRADE **

1961 Torpedo 18b #1210787

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Liz Glenn (Jasanna)
Created: 11-28-2021 at 11:41PM
Last Edit: 06-17-2024 at 09:46PM


Description:

"Big Dipper aka Yellow Rose"

US QWERTY / Script (Ro 75) / 11 CPI
Wide Carriage (18/33)
Nylon ribbon / New Platen & New Feet
Duane "Phoenix Typewriter" Jensen (serviced)
Septimus Clark (Torpedo Feet)

** Acquired ~ OCT 2021 **
** May 2024 - CC-S/M/W **
** NOT FOR SALE OR TRADE **

Typeface Specimen:

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Hunter: Liz Glenn (Jasanna)

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Points: 284

I like collecting past technologies such as typewriters especially the ones with special/rare typefaces. There's just something about learning how things were made (& worked) back in the day! As of MAY 2024, I'll be revamping my typewriter collection here on TWDB.



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