This is another family heirloom I was tasked to repair after a trip in the luggage compartment of an airplane. I’m pretty sure I’ve related that typewriters must be carried on; either put at your feet or in the over head. It turns out this customer had no choice and was told it could not be carried on.
Damn, dropped and now another weld job. After straightening the frame, it is all about weld prep.
Funny thing, this is a very nice Underwood number 6 when you look past the damage. Don, bless his heart, did an amazing job welding the frame.
I tell folks I’m not that great at classy paint jobs, yet sometimes restorations turn out OK. I like the prep work and the paint turned out just fine, plus a new decal from Paul Robert looks nice.
Upper/lower case alignment was off and needed adjusting, tab mechanism needed a bit of work, dual color separation could not be adjusted so now a single color machine.
It types real nice and looks good to boot.