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197X Eatons (Silver Seiko) 400 Serial # 10777741 197X Eatons (Silver Seiko) 400 typewriter, Serial # 10777741 Jason Macdermott's 197X Eatons (Silver Seiko) 400 typewriter. 2018-12-01 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Jason Macdermott: 197X Eatons (Silver Seiko) 400 Serial # 10777741 Silver Seiko basic mechanism branded for the Eaton's department stores in Canada in the 1970's (I am unclear as to how to interpret the specific date of the serial number on this one). Not a terribly uncommon model to find, and this one was in excellent overall shape and very clean. Like all of the metal-bodied Silver Seiko typewriters, it was very, very loud to type on. I pulled it apart and added felt to all of the inner surfaces, which helped immensely. Now it is a very capable and pleasant typer. The Eaton name and the pretty colour resonate with me, so this one is a keeper over the other similar models I encounter.

197X Eatons (Silver Seiko) 400 #10777741

Status: My Collection
Created: 12-01-2018 at 11:21AM
Last Edit: 12-01-2018 at 11:24AM


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Silver Seiko basic mechanism branded for the Eaton's department stores in Canada in the 1970's (I am unclear as to how to interpret the specific date of the serial number on this one). Not a terribly uncommon model to find, and this one was in excellent overall shape and very clean. Like all of the metal-bodied Silver Seiko typewriters, it was very, very loud to type on. I pulled it apart and added felt to all of the inner surfaces, which helped immensely. Now it is a very capable and pleasant typer. The Eaton name and the pretty colour resonate with me, so this one is a keeper over the other similar models I encounter.

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With snap-on case lid.
With snap-on case lid.


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