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1966 Royal 440 Serial # 8385418 1966 Royal 440 typewriter, Serial # 8385418 Alan MacHett's 1966 Royal 440 typewriter. 2017-10-24 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Alan MacHett: 1966 Royal 440 Serial # 8385418 Early production (low serial number, has same carriage return arm of preceding Royal Empress model) Royal 440 in office beige, found and bought 18 October 2017 at Pennies For Change in Durham, NC. It needs to be cleaned and to have a few minor mechanical adjustments (it sometimes advances an extra space after a keystroke; the hammers seem to be double-striking, although sometimes that is the typist's (my) fault).

1966 Royal 440 #8385418

Status: My Collection
Created: 10-24-2017 at 02:48PM
Last Edit: 10-24-2017 at 03:03PM


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Early production (low serial number, has same carriage return arm of preceding Royal Empress model) Royal 440 in office beige, found and bought 18 October 2017 at Pennies For Change in Durham, NC. It needs to be cleaned and to have a few minor mechanical adjustments (it sometimes advances an extra space after a keystroke; the hammers seem to be double-striking, although sometimes that is the typist's (my) fault).

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apparently sold from or repaired by A-1 Rivoli, which now appears to have moved its locations
apparently sold from or repaired by A-1 Rivoli, which now appears to have moved its locations

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Having grown up and aged in the Digital Era, I should be as enamored of computers and cell phones and the Internet as are my peers; instead, I have grown weary of digital technologies. And that is why I joined this site, in my effort to locate a functional and useful manual typewriter for correspondance. I also am interested in film photography, among many other interests. I have a degree in Anthropology, which is humorous because I am a misanthrope. I suppose I should also add that, if memory serves me, I learned to type in a high school typing course on some kind of IBM Selectric.



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