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1969 Facit 1620 Serial # P692503 1969 Facit 1620 typewriter, Serial # P692503 Sid and Roxy's 1969 Facit 1620 typewriter. 2020-10-24 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Sid and Roxy: 1969 Facit 1620 Serial # P692503 We bought this one with a broken main spring after negotiating a lower price since I suspected the main spring was broke. After I got it home I confirmed that it was broken and fortunately was able to use the remaining spring to repair the main spring (hope it holds up!). Also I'm going with 1969 as the year as the DB says "up to 743285" for 1969.

1969 Facit 1620 #P692503

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Sid and Roxy (pmcruiser)
Created: 10-24-2020 at 07:06PM
Last Edit: 10-24-2020 at 07:44PM


Description:

We bought this one with a broken main spring after negotiating a lower price since I suspected the main spring was broke. After I got it home I confirmed that it was broken and fortunately was able to use the remaining spring to repair the main spring (hope it holds up!). Also I'm going with 1969 as the year as the DB says "up to 743285" for 1969.

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Confirmed the broken main spring.
Confirmed the broken main spring.

Heating up the spring to make a new bend.
Heating up the spring to make a new bend.

Made a new Bend in the Spring.
Made a new Bend in the Spring.

Spring after reshaping
Spring after reshaping

Spring repacked in the casing.
Spring repacked in the casing.

Epoxying the plastic tabs on the main spring.
Epoxying the plastic tabs on the main spring.

Hunter: Sid and Roxy (pmcruiser)

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