beauty is in the eye of beholder

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*my heart wept, i braved myself … a bit drama-mama here. lol.  in short, very UPSET!

some major injuries –

  • metal spool and ribbon out-of-place, not a good sign. it danced happily and scarred its body
  • a very deep cut in on the right
  • ribbon reverse button knocked into body
  • key ‘6’ badly bent
  • small scratches elsewhere, everywhere

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her serial nos is P131243 which dates this machine to 1939-1940.

her key slugs are very sharp, cutting /punching the paper at times. why is that so? platen too hard? do you know?


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