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1962 Royal HE Serial # HE-13-7503103 1962 Royal HE typewriter, Serial # HE-13-7503103 Mark Schrad's 1962 Royal HE typewriter. 2021-01-06 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mark Schrad: 1962 Royal HE Serial # HE-13-7503103 Long ago I recognized that I'm not good at fixing newer, electric typewriters. But the Royal HE always struck me from the very first time I saw one. It made me think of Gemini-era NASA. Only then did I find out that they're pretty darn rare, and next to impossible to find in working shape. But when one popped up in December 2020 in Palmyra, NJ--and claimed to be in working order--I jumped at it. It does work, and has totally overturned my perceptions of mid-century electrics.

1962 Royal HE #HE-13-7503103

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Mark Schrad (MLSchrad)
Created: 01-06-2021 at 03:02PM
Last Edit: 01-06-2021 at 03:03PM


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Long ago I recognized that I'm not good at fixing newer, electric typewriters. But the Royal HE always struck me from the very first time I saw one. It made me think of Gemini-era NASA. Only then did I find out that they're pretty darn rare, and next to impossible to find in working shape. But when one popped up in December 2020 in Palmyra, NJ--and claimed to be in working order--I jumped at it. It does work, and has totally overturned my perceptions of mid-century electrics.

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Hunter: Mark Schrad (MLSchrad)

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Associate Professor of Political Science at Villanova University. Writes about alcohol politics, Russia, and international law when not refurbishing old typewriters.



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