19XX Barr Universal #C2U658
Status: My Collection
Created: 01-01-2017 at 08:07PM
Last Edit: 01-01-2017 at 08:08PM
Late '20s? Early '30s? I wish we had an explanation of these serial numbers. Maybe the company deliberately chose a mysterious system to keep its big competitors guessing.
Hunter: Richard Polt (richardpolt)
Status: Typewriter Hunter
Obsessive typewriterist, creator of The Classic Typewriter Page in 1995, editor of ETCetera 2006-2012 & 2015-2019, blogger, author of The Typewriter Revolution: A Typist's Companion for the 21st Century (2015). E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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