Eraserhead

Eraserhead

(Judge the typeface name for yourself using the NOMDA Blue Book.  But I went back with a ruler and must correct myself: this machine is pica, not elite.) The serial number is HHS-5430634 (1954). Does the S stand for Special?
The quest for an Adler Universal

The quest for an Adler Universal

Postscript: Since writing this post, I have actually acquired two Adler Universals! So I am no longer in search of one. You can read about mine here. **** As some of my regular readers may recall, I have developed an obsession with getting an Adler Universal....