Found a Brother portable for $20 at a thrift store that I’d never been to on Forest Lane. Also picked up my first Underwood. Paid $45 for it. Bought it from a guy who came into my shop at the flea market.
Bought another Royal yesterday at Lulu B’s in Dallas just so I could scavenge the metal ribbon spool and use it in my old desktop Royal. I didn’t discover until I brought it home that it only types capital letters. The font is a kind of Art Deco style. Maybe good for typing up postcards [...]
$16 plus tax.
Here’s an old commercial for the “Quiet-Riter” from 1958: