|One more state to add to my sticker collection!|
|This serial number means it's a 1926 machine, the oldest typer of the bunch!|
As you can see, it's not in horrible shape. I've seen worse. Much much worse. The keys move freely. The backspace key advances the carriage. The ribbon spools and vibrator seem to work. Some rubber parts will have to be replaced and there's plenty of rust to remove (as always). Draw band snapped. Bell not always ringing.
You know, the usual stuff that goes wrong. Still, it's great that most of the labels survived, especially on the paper tray.
It'll be making a trip to Vern's shop sometime in the near future. I'll try to swing it on one of my off days so I can see how the team works. Maybe they'll even let me help. Best way to learn is under the supervision of someone who knows what the heck they're doing.
Sorry for the late post. Just got over a bout of seasonal allergies and a nasty virus.
Power to the pen.