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1934 Royal Junior Serial # J31961 1934 Royal Junior typewriter, Serial # J31961 Dan Johnson's 1934 Royal Junior typewriter. 2019-12-01 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Dan Johnson: 1934 Royal Junior Serial # J31961 The TWDB serial number list indicates Junior shells were redesigned (from the ones with a more prominent "lip" in front of the segment) in 1935 which has a beginning S/N of 33652. This one seems to have the redesigned case with an earlier S/N.

1934 Royal Junior #J31961

Status: My Collection
Created: 12-01-2019 at 12:44PM
Last Edit: 12-01-2019 at 12:49PM


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The TWDB serial number list indicates Junior shells were redesigned (from the ones with a more prominent "lip" in front of the segment) in 1935 which has a beginning S/N of 33652. This one seems to have the redesigned case with an earlier S/N.

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