1914 Underwood No. 5
This eighty-eight year old banger has somehow managed to not
only retain nearly 98% of its gold decals, front and back, over
the years - but even still has the factory WHITE glass top key
O.K. If I'm ever going to work my magic with a #5, this is the
Add one new platen and a set of good feed rolls along with some
nice feet, new ribbon on metal spools, plus over eight hours of
cleaning and polishing, etc. Bottom line - a typer that can be
used daily, that is if you can take the noise for more than a
This old timer is not your every day, as-is-eBay door stop!
It will still do its job if you do yours.
To make this deal a bit sweeter, I will be including with this
fine old machine, one factory reference information booklet on
the "Proper Use, Care and Handling of your old Banger,"
along with a Mr. T's "Official Wordsmith Writing Shirt."
Optional, but recommended items would include one or more sets
of ear plugs and a bottle of T's favorite type cleaner.
You're not going to find a sweeter deal than this timeless classic,
especially not with the soon to be classic, not available anywhere
else, limited edition MrTypewriter T-shirt!
More pictures below of the typer and the t-shirts too!
And now the T's...
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