1947 Underwood (Remington) Noiseless

October 20, 2016 – I’m re-posting this- AND preparing to pull it from the shelf for some autumnal typing. It’s a beauty that deserves to be utilized.

Wrong Way, Write Way

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I started my search with ‘Underwood’, but this period in typewriter history is generally an exercise in cut-throat incest when it comes to patents.  And we thought Tesla had it tough!

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My research online was fruitless for a time, but the name ‘Remington’ kept popping up, so I went down that gray alley.  Huzzah!  Machines Of Loving Grace came through with great aplomb!

RemNoiseless10 Ah-HA! THIS is the same critter, only mine says Underwood.

“The second-to-last incarnation of the Noiseless was produced virtually unchanged for almost two decades. This is one of the heaviest, most solid machines I own. It’s built like a tank, kind of looks like one, and at the keyboard you kind of feel like you’re operating one. This is a serious workhorse.

As with the Noiseless No.6, the dial on the front adjusts the carriage very slightly forwards and backwards to accomodate multiple sheets of paper…

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