Wednesday, 9 April 2014

A royal Royal

Well, the first of the three typewriters that I bought last week-end is complete. The Royal 10, that I got along with a 1909 Underwood 5 and Remington Portable. And I have to say, this wonderful typer looks absolutly stunning. What a machine!

Unfortunately I don't have any images of what it looked like before i restored. Just a dark video on youtube. But I can assure you that the machine is like new compared to the condition that it was in when I bought it. There is a new ribbon installed, and everything is polished and cleaned







A advertisement I found on the Royal 10

This however, is supposed to resemble the older version of the #10. The window panels indicate this!
It is safe to say that this is a wonderful typewriter.












10 comments:

  1. Great restoration work. It looks gorgeous!

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  2. Nice work on this guy. All that glistens is indeed... gold. Or at least gold decal-ed.

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  3. Excellent work. Very good looking typewriter.

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  4. Wow! That's looking as new alright. Good work!
    How did you get the metal parts to shine again? Do see some minor rust spots in the close-up, but it's hardly noticeable!

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    1. No rust spotting. There chrome seems like it was the day out of the factory.

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