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1970 Montgomery Ward Signature 511D Serial # E0613528 1970 Montgomery Ward Signature 511D typewriter, Serial # E0613528 Mei Travis's 1970 Montgomery Ward Signature 511D typewriter. 2020-12-24 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mei Travis: 1970 Montgomery Ward Signature 511D Serial # E0613528 This is my second cursive script machine, a newer twin of my first one. Check out the repeat spacebar, wheee! As of 12/10/20 I've yet to clean it up, although it doesn't need much. The plan is to wear out the older one first and then use this one until the day it's pried from my cold dead hands.

1970 Montgomery Ward Signature 511D #E0613528

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Mei Travis (meilynne)
Created: 12-09-2020 at 10:17AM
Last Edit: 12-24-2020 at 04:27PM


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This is my second cursive script machine, a newer twin of my first one. Check out the repeat spacebar, wheee! As of 12/10/20 I've yet to clean it up, although it doesn't need much. The plan is to wear out the older one first and then use this one until the day it's pried from my cold dead hands.

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Hunter: Mei Travis (meilynne)

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During the quiet summer of 2020, I longed to use a typewriter again. After some online research and browsing, two Brother machines landed on my doorstep. A 1971 Montgomery Ward's Signature 511D and a creamy 1985 Sears ultraportable both ignited a fire I haven't felt in a long time. I quickly found Ted Munk, the Facebook groups, and the rest of the typewriter online community, where I learned how to fix them and appreciate them. By summer's end I had collected 20 typewriters to cure my pandemic blues. Now I'm obsessed about the different styles, the mechanics & repair, and their important history. Typewriters are an endless source of fascination as a literary medium, for creativity, a tinker-fest for machine geeks, and they still contribute to the economy. I truly enjoy learning how to bring mid-century or later typewriters back to life, even the electric ones, while completely in awe of the unique antiques that folks brilliantly restore. It warms my heart that there are others, and here we are sharing the same passions about typewriters together.



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