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1978 Royal Sabre Serial # SB-9179946 1978 Royal Sabre typewriter, Serial # SB-9179946 Dominic Galante's 1978 Royal Sabre typewriter. 2018-09-11 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Dominic Galante: 1978 Royal Sabre Serial # SB-9179946 I purchased this Royal Sabre from a pawn/antique shop in July 2018 because I wanted to see a different typing experience than my 1955 Smith-Corona Clipper.

As many people have commented about the Sabre, the action is snappy and it can be quite nice for typing. Sometimes, if you're typing a bit too fast for it, two letters will come out on the paper looking like one is almost on top of the another, followed by a space that breaks up the word you're typing. So it could be a slight issue with the escapement.

The cover of this can block some of the keys. I think I need to insert washers to elevate it to resolve the issue.

I'm contemplating cleaning this up a bit and then selling.

1978 Royal Sabre #SB-9179946

Status: My Collection
Created: 07-20-2018 at 05:50PM
Last Edit: 09-11-2018 at 11:44AM


Description:

I purchased this Royal Sabre from a pawn/antique shop in July 2018 because I wanted to see a different typing experience than my 1955 Smith-Corona Clipper.

As many people have commented about the Sabre, the action is snappy and it can be quite nice for typing. Sometimes, if you're typing a bit too fast for it, two letters will come out on the paper looking like one is almost on top of the another, followed by a space that breaks up the word you're typing. So it could be a slight issue with the escapement.

The cover of this can block some of the keys. I think I need to insert washers to elevate it to resolve the issue.

I'm contemplating cleaning this up a bit and then selling.

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