Safari!

I went on yet another typewriter safari yesterday. This time I did not buy anything. I saw a few typewriters but none that I just had to have. I did want to buy some of the vintage TV sets though.

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Very rusty and frozen Royal 10. This was $50. Overpriced. Some things here are expensive and others are steals.

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IBM Selectric III

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Late model wedges on the table with the IBM.

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Royal 440 with cover.

That was as far as the typewriters went. However there were plenty of old TV sets, radios and adding machines.

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Now for some other things. The New Century Caligraph is being restored. Thats coming along well, although a little slow. Herman’s is coming up soon so stay tuned as machines will come up for sale.

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Safari!

10 thoughts on “Safari!

  1. I will be at Herman’s. This Royal is so tempting, but the carriage’s missing ball bearings are a deal breaker. I just read through the thread at Typewriter Talk about the difficulty removing and replacing the carriage on a Royal 10. It would be even more difficult with missing pieces.

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  2. Then let’s do it! Send your email address to me (maryech at gmail dot com) and I’ll PayPal you the $$. Don’t make a special trip for it – get it when convenient for you.

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  3. I think the Selectric and Royal 440 may have followed me home as well as an old radio or two. I always feel sorry for old analog TVs when I see them. Absolutely useless since digital hit the airwaves.

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