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1969 Smith Corona Cougar XL Serial # 6Y 113926 1969 Smith Corona Cougar XL typewriter, Serial # 6Y 113926 Todd Payne's 1969 Smith Corona Cougar XL typewriter. 2021-02-28 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Todd Payne: 1969 Smith Corona Cougar XL Serial # 6Y 113926 A nifty Corsair variant. 1969 is my best guess with the relatively low serial.
One wonders if all the Cougar XLs were script. It's possible I suppose. The racing stripe on the case, which I thought was done by its owner, must have been factory as Dr. Poly's example has it as well. All in all a nice example of what I think of as "the quintessential cute American plastic Typewriter of the late 1960's and early 1970's (tm)" :). I suspect the racing stripes made this an alternative to the Super G.

1969 Smith Corona Cougar XL #6Y 113926

Status: My Collection
Created: 02-28-2021 at 11:50AM
Last Edit: 02-28-2021 at 11:52AM


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A nifty Corsair variant. 1969 is my best guess with the relatively low serial.
One wonders if all the Cougar XLs were script. It's possible I suppose. The racing stripe on the case, which I thought was done by its owner, must have been factory as Dr. Poly's example has it as well. All in all a nice example of what I think of as "the quintessential cute American plastic Typewriter of the late 1960's and early 1970's (tm)" :). I suspect the racing stripes made this an alternative to the Super G.

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