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197X Underwood 478 Serial # unknown 197X Underwood 478 typewriter, Serial # unknown Richard Polt's 197X Underwood 478 typewriter. 2018-08-26 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Richard Polt: 197X Underwood 478 Serial # unknown Obviously an Olivetti design (usually known as the Olivetti Lettera 36), this is a portable electric with a large, square body. It seems to have been advertised in the early '70s and is very uncommon with the Underwood name.

197X Underwood 478 #unknown

Status: Sightings
Created: 08-25-2018 at 10:55AM
Last Edit: 08-26-2018 at 09:02AM


Description:

Obviously an Olivetti design (usually known as the Olivetti Lettera 36), this is a portable electric with a large, square body. It seems to have been advertised in the early '70s and is very uncommon with the Underwood name.

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