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2016 Swintec 2410 cc Serial # I69300771 2016 Swintec 2410 cc typewriter, Serial # I69300771 Glen Crookston's 2016 Swintec 2410 cc typewriter. 2023-10-14 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Glen Crookston: 2016 Swintec 2410 cc Serial # I69300771 This model was removed from the Illinois Department of Corrections maximum security units several years ago after a design flaw was exploited by an inmate allowing them to fashion a lethal weapon with the platen axle -- this according to an inmate presently serving life without parole at the Pontiac Maximum Security facility. I purchased this particular machine from the original owner who acquired it from the commissary of the Minnesota Department of Corrections, while he was serving a sentence for kidnapping and armed robbery in conjunction with a botched illegal drug transaction. The details of his arrest, conviction and confinement are public record.
His inmate number and last name are etched in several locations on the case with an electric pencil.

Manufactured from 1986 to present (2023)

Sold March 2022

2016 Swintec 2410 cc #I69300771

Status: Sightings
Hunter: Glen Crookston (Trigger643)
Created: 03-02-2022 at 06:05PM
Last Edit: 10-14-2023 at 02:36AM


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This model was removed from the Illinois Department of Corrections maximum security units several years ago after a design flaw was exploited by an inmate allowing them to fashion a lethal weapon with the platen axle -- this according to an inmate presently serving life without parole at the Pontiac Maximum Security facility. I purchased this particular machine from the original owner who acquired it from the commissary of the Minnesota Department of Corrections, while he was serving a sentence for kidnapping and armed robbery in conjunction with a botched illegal drug transaction. The details of his arrest, conviction and confinement are public record.
His inmate number and last name are etched in several locations on the case with an electric pencil.

Manufactured from 1986 to present (2023)

Sold March 2022

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Hunter: Glen Crookston (Trigger643)

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