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1974 Sears Manual 2 Serial # L4223361 1974 Sears Manual 2 typewriter, Serial # L4223361 Michael Hoehne's 1974 Sears Manual 2 typewriter. 2014-06-01 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Michael Hoehne: 1974 Sears Manual 2 Serial # L4223361 Made in Japan for Sears, though I don't know which factory; maybe someone here can recognize whether it's Brother or Nakajima. Good condition except the upper and lower cases are misaligned.(!?) The shell was once whiter and has yellowed with exposure. Has a new-style double-wall molded case. Types adequately and has a wide carriage. It has a different kind of auto paragraph indent, which works in conjunction with the carriage return only, not as a special kind of tab like the others I have seen. That double-arrow key on the right performs THREE functions: margin release, auto paragraph indent, and key unjamming.

1974 Sears Manual 2 #L4223361

Status: My Collection
Created: 05-31-2014 at 05:28PM
Last Edit: 06-01-2014 at 03:26PM


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Made in Japan for Sears, though I don't know which factory; maybe someone here can recognize whether it's Brother or Nakajima. Good condition except the upper and lower cases are misaligned.(!?) The shell was once whiter and has yellowed with exposure. Has a new-style double-wall molded case. Types adequately and has a wide carriage. It has a different kind of auto paragraph indent, which works in conjunction with the carriage return only, not as a special kind of tab like the others I have seen. That double-arrow key on the right performs THREE functions: margin release, auto paragraph indent, and key unjamming.

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