Antique Royal 10 Typewriter Circa 1914
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In it's original vintage, antique-ish condition, seemingly been stored in an attic for years upon years and purchased at an antiques fair. In it's current condition, it makes for a great decoration piece or a fantastic restoration project. Keys work and have been tested, wrote out a few sentences myself.
I don't know much about vintage typewriters, but I am very intrigued by their appearance and find this to be a strikingly attractive model that can be restored to a beautiful typewriter as it once was.
It constantly reminds me or makes me think, rather, of all the places it has been and the people that have typed on it and used it before.
In 1914, the upright Royal 10 appeared. This was the classic model with beveled glass sides that would become one of the market leaders. Early No. 10s had two windows through which the machine's workings could be viewed, and later models had just one window. Royals were all designed to be functional, reliable workhorses. In fact, the Royal Company even organized publicity stunts in which their No. 10 typewriters were dropped out of airplanes (inside crates) to show they could survive such a dramatic fall. Yet people continued to appreciate the appearance of the machine just as much as its reputation for strengthMeasurements:
26 x 39 x 39 cm