Rebuilt by Gallagher Typewriter Company in Culver City sometime in the 1940’s.
Words are Winged: Tuning an Underwood 5
The Underwood 5 is designed to be admired and operated from every angle and inside and out. Everywhere you look, there’s an interesting knob, lever or dial to fiddle with.
Two out of Three cats agree; Richard Polt’s “The Typewriter Revolution” is well worth curling up next to!
The Third Cat prefers the couch. Philistine!
High-resolution scan of an Underwood #5 Pica Paper Scale
Just in case you were curious what’s stamped on the back…
Unrelated note on typography: choose your typefaces carefully – seeing the word “Seapoop” on a menu is unappetizing, but hilarious. :D