1947 Remington Rand De Luxe Model 5

Check out what I picked up for a song yesterday! This is a beautiful piece of machinery and in remarkably great condition. I barely had to put any lubrication on it. With a new ribbon it’s typing like new. Someone must’ve really cared for this machine. With the exception of the pencil shavings inside that seem indicative of most typewriters… Read more →

Platen Repair

While sitting in a self-help sales brainwashing pitch a friend invited me to, I zoned out (for about 3 hours) and thought over the flattened roller issue on my 1930 Royal Portable. I did not snap photos when I took everything apart so I’m borrowing Teeritz’s photo of his Corona Four to illustrate: As you can see, that rubber roller… Read more →