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1968 Royal (Silver-Seiko) Swinger Serial # NR 8068314 1968 Royal (Silver-Seiko) Swinger typewriter, Serial # NR 8068314 James Gifford's 1968 Royal (Silver-Seiko) Swinger typewriter. 2022-08-13 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of James Gifford: 1968 Royal (Silver-Seiko) Swinger Serial # NR 8068314 A delightful, akin to the Royal Fleetwood, Royal 260 and other Royals with an AM radio tucked into the case. I like the colour scheme on this variant, with the blue ribbon cover and red plastic platen knobs. It also types well.

1968 Royal (Silver-Seiko) Swinger #NR 8068314

Status: My Collection
Hunter: James Gifford (giffer)
Created: 09-04-2016 at 11:11AM
Last Edit: 08-13-2022 at 10:56PM


Description:

A delightful, akin to the Royal Fleetwood, Royal 260 and other Royals with an AM radio tucked into the case. I like the colour scheme on this variant, with the blue ribbon cover and red plastic platen knobs. It also types well.

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Volume and tuning dials and earphone jack.
Volume and tuning dials and earphone jack.

Battery compartment.
Battery compartment.

Hunter: James Gifford (giffer)

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I am a writer and book editor as well as a collector of typewriters. It started with an Hermes 3000 desktop, which I stupidly sold last year, but now another sits on my desk for typing envelopes with a beautiful sans serif typeface. I type every day on different machines in my collection, which stands at about 60 at the moment. Favourites include my two 3000s, a 1930s Smith-Corona Silent, the Olivetti Studio 44 (red case), and a crinkle, chrome-encircled Royal Quiet Deluxe. I have also been finding very inexpensive Royal 10s of late; I currently own three, two from the 1910s and the other a later model, and another (1931) I sold to a friend at cost for his son, who appreciates vintage things. I am always on the lookout for new and interesting machines and often trade or sell to try new models. Living and working in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.



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