This is a Remington Quiet-Riter of 1950s styling. The serial number, QR3272259, is one digit longer than any other serial number I’ve found. I’ll have to do more research. This paticular example has elite type and is a sand color with dark green keys. I have no idea of production figures, but I, personally, have [...]
This post-war Remington is branded Remington Rand on the paper tray. As with all the post-wars, it’s a model 7. This one is serial number H152960, thus made in 1948, and has the black wrinkle finish and elite type.
This may be my favorite machine for practical typing use. It has the same styling as the pre-war models, but it has that extra manufacturing quality that many post-war items seem to have. I think manufacturers learned a lot making all of that war materiel. If only it came with that glossy black lacquer finish [...]
This is a Remington Deluxe Noiseless typewriter. It’s supposed to be pre-war and essentially a Model 7 with a smaller paper table. It has the standard, wrinkled paint finish one would expect. I say supposed to be because the serial number doesn’t match. It should be ND followed by six-digits. This one is N1170170. No [...]
This one is a pre-war Remington Noiseless portable made in 1937. It’s a bit less fancy than the Model 7s, the paper tray is smaller and the carriage return/line fee is a folding, upright lever rather than the longer horizontal bar. This example is the black lacquer finish and it has pica type.
This machine is Remington’s follow up to its very successful Model 1 portable. This example was made in May, 1928. Differences from the Model 1 include a wider panel supporting the typebars, typebar guards, and a wider carriage. The Model 1 was usually black, but the Model 2 came in at least six color combinations. [...]
Remington made this model using a modified version of the noiseless mechanism. The mechanism looks at first glance like a regular noiseless machine, but when using it, the clatter from the typebars striking the platen is obvious. The mechanism is adjusted for the typebars to strike like a normal typewriter does – the weights that [...]