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1911 L.C. Smith 2 Serial # 113395-2 1911 L.C. Smith 2 typewriter, Serial # 113395-2 Mark Schrad's 1911 L.C. Smith 2 typewriter. 2022-01-13 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mark Schrad: 1911 L.C. Smith 2 Serial # 113395-2 I got this 1911 LC Smith 2 in September 2020, near Limerick, Pennsylvania. If you're familiar with the area, Limerick is visible from many miles around on account of the large cooling towers of the nuclear power plant. So I thought that'd be a nice place to take a picture. Instead, the very nice residence where I bought it was just about three blocks from the Pennhurst Asylum: the former state mental institution that was notorious for horrific abuses, and is now speculated to be one of the most haunted places on earth. Even entering the expansive grounds, you can feel the negative energy like a heaviness. I took a few pictures of the machine with the asylum tucked-away, barely visible behind the tree line, but I dared not go closer. As for the machine itself, it is in rough shape with corrosion and rust, and the paint has not fared well... but I've always wanted a #2, so it'll be worth the effort in trying to bring it back. (Edit: Partial restoration completed January, 2022.)

1911 L.C. Smith 2 #113395-2

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Mark Schrad (MLSchrad)
Created: 01-09-2021 at 02:29PM
Last Edit: 01-13-2022 at 07:18PM


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I got this 1911 LC Smith 2 in September 2020, near Limerick, Pennsylvania. If you're familiar with the area, Limerick is visible from many miles around on account of the large cooling towers of the nuclear power plant. So I thought that'd be a nice place to take a picture. Instead, the very nice residence where I bought it was just about three blocks from the Pennhurst Asylum: the former state mental institution that was notorious for horrific abuses, and is now speculated to be one of the most haunted places on earth. Even entering the expansive grounds, you can feel the negative energy like a heaviness. I took a few pictures of the machine with the asylum tucked-away, barely visible behind the tree line, but I dared not go closer. As for the machine itself, it is in rough shape with corrosion and rust, and the paint has not fared well... but I've always wanted a #2, so it'll be worth the effort in trying to bring it back. (Edit: Partial restoration completed January, 2022.)

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