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I doubt this old beauty would survive your typing speed....smile
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: smile Well, nor would my fingers... smile
  • Chris
  • England
  • 24 Jun 2019, 06:11
I used typewriters for many years. This one looks charming but primitive
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: I love typewriters!
  • Lisl
  • England
  • 24 Jun 2019, 07:41
That brings back memories!
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: They're beautiful machines!
A far cry from what we use now.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: They couldn't have imagined!
  • Chad
  • Somewhere in deep space
  • 24 Jun 2019, 08:59
Ha ha lovely title.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: smile Thank you, Chad!
C'etait vraiment très esthetique !!
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: I think so, too!
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 24 Jun 2019, 10:29
Rhythm was so important. When two fingers followed too fast, the letter hammers got stuck and you had to untangle them. C and L seems to be stuck here.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: I remember that frustration!
I remember those old things. The lever to send the carriage back is still with me, in a way.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: They're beautiful machines, aren't they! No sound quite like it...
A machine for well trained operatives only
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: My fingers were never so strong as when I learned to use my Dad's Underwood!
  • Steven
  • Chicagoland
  • 24 Jun 2019, 13:00
What a great close-up of this vintage typewriter! How many children don't recognize what it is??!!
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Isn't it a beauty! I wonder.... it's frightening to think!
I occasionally see these old typewriters for sale in garage sales & second hand shops, Elizabeth. Love how you've presented it here.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: I just love them - I'd have loved to have bought this - but I'm trying so hard not to buy any more "things"! smile
Maureen learnt to type on something like this in the late 50's., early 60's. except that but then I suspect the keys were lined up in straight rows.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: I learned to type on my Dads old Underwood!! Wonderful machines!
Probably worth a dollar to two now smile
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: I didn't look at the price - though I'd love to own it!
  • Anne
  • United Kingdom
  • 24 Jun 2019, 15:21
What a great picture of a sign of the times.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: Thanks, Anne! I love these old beasts!
we bought our son Jim one of these when he was still in school Elizabeth... he has it on display on an end table in his living room now...

i hope that i didn't disturb your home coming eh....petersmile
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: They are really beautiful machines!
We're well ensconced now! smile
Have you picked your husband up yet Ellie.
Elizabeth Croston Buckalew: 1:30am Saturday! smile
  • sherri
  • Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
  • 28 Jun 2019, 02:46
what a find

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