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19XX Remington International Serial # GJ188795 19XX Remington International typewriter, Serial # GJ188795 Saul Bryan's 19XX Remington International typewriter. 2021-09-18 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Saul Bryan: 19XX Remington International Serial # GJ188795 Came to me very dirty, keys stuck and a bit rusted on the top surfaces. Note that the "n" has fallen off the front decal, so it is been nicknamed "Remingto - International Typewriter of Mystery"! A very pleasing machine to use, and the output is nice, although the carriage is a bit grindy on return. The story I was told when I got it is that this was used in the Australian Government in Canberra. The keys are very worn, so it certainly has done some duty, and the underscore and e key in particular seem to have suffered. A very solid and heavy machine, takes up a lot of room with the wide carriage too. Still, I am quite fond of it.

19XX Remington International #GJ188795

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Saul Bryan (Saulysw)
Created: 09-18-2021 at 03:02PM
Last Edit: 09-18-2021 at 05:09PM


Description:

Came to me very dirty, keys stuck and a bit rusted on the top surfaces. Note that the "n" has fallen off the front decal, so it is been nicknamed "Remingto - International Typewriter of Mystery"! A very pleasing machine to use, and the output is nice, although the carriage is a bit grindy on return. The story I was told when I got it is that this was used in the Australian Government in Canberra. The keys are very worn, so it certainly has done some duty, and the underscore and e key in particular seem to have suffered. A very solid and heavy machine, takes up a lot of room with the wide carriage too. Still, I am quite fond of it.

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Very worn "e" and "6" key, which I believe is worn as it was used as "_" a lot. Sorry about shadow. Also somewhat random yellowing of the 3 key in particular.
Very worn "e" and "6" key, which I believe is worn as it was used as "_" a lot. Sorry about shadow. Also somewhat random yellowing of the 3 key in particular.


I  repainted the colours on the paper behind the cutouts as these were very faded.
I repainted the colours on the paper behind the cutouts as these were very faded.


There is a small square of foam I wedged into the paper release as it rattles when you type otherwise. Love the paper injector, works well
There is a small square of foam I wedged into the paper release as it rattles when you type otherwise. Love the paper injector, works well



I repainted numbers for the line spacing as they were faded.
I repainted numbers for the line spacing as they were faded.

Note the "n" has fallen off! Made of metal it appears. Other variants seem to have a sticker here, so this may be an early example.
Note the "n" has fallen off! Made of metal it appears. Other variants seem to have a sticker here, so this may be an early example.

The paper holder has a broken spring but can still be brought out.
The paper holder has a broken spring but can still be brought out.


Hunter: Saul Bryan (Saulysw)

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I live in Sydney, Australia. I've been collecting typewriters since about October 2020.



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