My anachronism's broken.
April 27, 2008 6:21 PM   Subscribe

Low-tech repair help needed. I have acquired a Royal Quiet De Luxe manual typewriter (The World's First Truly Modern Portable Typewriter!). The booklet has a 1948 copyright date. The cord that pulls the carriage is broken, though, and I'm not sure exactly how to thread a replacement one. Does anybody have one of these typewriters who could take a photo of the back, or otherwise instruct me?
posted by fish tick to Technology (2 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
I love typewriters, but can't really fix them. However, there are some pretty smart typewriter types on this yahoo group.
posted by JanetLand at 5:00 AM on April 28, 2008 [1 favorite]


Thanks JanetLand! I'll give that group a try.
posted by fish tick at 5:47 AM on April 28, 2008


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