A Remington Noiseless 6 “springs” into action

A Remington Noiseless 6 “springs” into action

This machine, brought in for service by a customer of Urban Legend Typewriters, is the first Remington Noiseless 6 that I’ve had the opportunity to work on.This typewriter was made in 1929, four years after Remington bought the Noiseless Typewriter Co. and...
Captive Remington

Captive Remington

At the venerable Duttenhofer’s, near the University of Cincinnati …… a lonely prisoner stares through the glass, hemmed in by volumes …… a Remington Rand Model 1 that probably hasn’t been typed on for many decades.Years ago, I...
Gratitude

Gratitude

I’m very touched by this hand-drawn thank-you card from one of my favorite students, based on one of my favorite typewriters. 
1939

1939

Two neat typewriters from 1939 just dropped in my lap. This Remington was donated to WordPlay Cincy by a local woman. It had been in her brother-in-law’s family for generations. She was glad to drop it off on my porch (social distancing!) and I promised her...
A date with my first love

A date with my first love

 New rubber on the back feed rollers:The front feed rollers were recovered  with several layers of shrink tubing:The felt pads on the feet make the typewriter grip the rough surface of my typing pad very firmly.1: escapement trip adjustment screw and...