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1955 Gossen Pilot Serial # 138078 1955 Gossen Pilot typewriter, Serial # 138078 Garrison Aa's 1955 Gossen Pilot typewriter. 2019-07-20 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Garrison Aa: 1955 Gossen Pilot Serial # 138078 Purchased in Saxapahaw NC. Working but in need of some deep cleaning.

1955 Gossen Pilot #138078

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Garrison Aa (RooftopKitty)
Created: 07-20-2019 at 06:35PM
Last Edit: 07-20-2019 at 06:41PM


Description:

Purchased in Saxapahaw NC. Working but in need of some deep cleaning.

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Does anyone know why there are two serial numbers?
Does anyone know why there are two serial numbers?

Right profile.
Right profile.

Left profile.
Left profile.

Gull wings, ready for takeoff.
Gull wings, ready for takeoff.

Inside lid.
Inside lid.

Tippa eraser shield.
Tippa eraser shield.

Steadies type bars while in transit.
Steadies type bars while in transit.


Red accent stripes match body color.
Red accent stripes match body color.

Hunter: Garrison Aa (RooftopKitty)

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Long time typewriter admirer, newly minted collector. I was part of the IBM Boca Raton team that built the PC XT, the PC AT and IBM PC DOS (IBM's version of MS DOS). Little did we know that we were contributing to the shift away from these beautiful machines.

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