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1963 Remington Fleetwing Serial # ERF153416H 1963 Remington Fleetwing typewriter, Serial # ERF153416H Brian Hammack's 1963 Remington Fleetwing typewriter. 2020-09-04 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Brian Hammack: 1963 Remington Fleetwing Serial # ERF153416H Lime green Remington Fleetwing, 1963, found at a yardsale in impressive condition for $20, came with 'How To Type' and manual in zippered strap-lock case.

1963 Remington Fleetwing #ERF153416H

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Brian Hammack (TheMushroom)
Created: 09-04-2020 at 04:12PM
Last Edit: 09-04-2020 at 04:27PM


Description:

Lime green Remington Fleetwing, 1963, found at a yardsale in impressive condition for $20, came with 'How To Type' and manual in zippered strap-lock case.

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The carrying case, with two flies under the strap. Doesn't have a way to secure the typewriter down inside (and you can't use it inside the case), just foam pads on the latch side of the case for under the machine and a pad at the back of the typwriter (which the machine would rest on when carried/sitting). Do not have the key for the latch.
The carrying case, with two flies under the strap. Doesn't have a way to secure the typewriter down inside (and you can't use it inside the case), just foam pads on the latch side of the case for under the machine and a pad at the back of the typwriter (which the machine would rest on when carried/sitting). Do not have the key for the latch.

The view without the ribbon cover. The frontplate and the carrying case have punchtape from a previous owner and I intend to remove it when I figure out how to get it off without scraping the plastic. Yes, definitely a Remington with those stupid axle-less ribbon spools.
The view without the ribbon cover. The frontplate and the carrying case have punchtape from a previous owner and I intend to remove it when I figure out how to get it off without scraping the plastic. Yes, definitely a Remington with those stupid axle-less ribbon spools.

Everything that came inside the case when I bought it, minus a photocopy from the dealer with coupons for maintenance of the products they sold (vacuums, typewriters, etc.) -- they offered a yearly cleaning on this for $18.75! (Speaking of cleaning, I went over the exterior with window cleaner and a tissue after this photo was taken.)
Everything that came inside the case when I bought it, minus a photocopy from the dealer with coupons for maintenance of the products they sold (vacuums, typewriters, etc.) -- they offered a yearly cleaning on this for $18.75! (Speaking of cleaning, I went over the exterior with window cleaner and a tissue after this photo was taken.)

"The Care And Feeding Of Typewriters", a page found in both the How To Type book and the owner's manual.
"The Care And Feeding Of Typewriters", a page found in both the How To Type book and the owner's manual.

Serial is located on the left behind the ribbon direction lever under the cover. Good thing I had the manual to tell me how to remove it, the ribbon cover fits pretty solidly.
Serial is located on the left behind the ribbon direction lever under the cover. Good thing I had the manual to tell me how to remove it, the ribbon cover fits pretty solidly.

Hunter: Brian Hammack (TheMushroom)

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Got my first typewriter at age 4, a Tom Thumb. Got my first real typewriter at age 15, a Smith-Corona DeVille. Have been collecting typewriters since 2010 when I found a 1945 Smith-Corona Silent at an estate sale. Current count is around 12, half of them are in storage .



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