Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Wanted!

The affinity I have for the Royal HH borders on lunacy. Thankfully, I only have the one, but given the option I would take another in one of the other 5 colors out there...


Here are some examples I found on the web (with as much attribution as I could gather):

A green HH as presented on the blog Typewriter Hoarding.

Pink on meedily's flickr account.

I have not found the blue, the yellow, or the charcoal/grey. If you know of a picture, let me know. If you have such a colored HH I would be really interested in getting one. Send me a letter, and we'll talk.

N.B. As far as I can tell, it looks like the colors were painted with some sort of sheen finish. The brown HH which is ubiquitous is always in a wrinkle finish. There is so little about these machines out there.



9 comments:

  1. Could be time to get the paint can out again.

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  2. I've got a wrinkly brown one. Can't say I'm in love with that treatment!

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    1. It's certainly not an exciting color. That's mine too.

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  3. Mine's brown with rust and mildew, so I stained the lid with black ink. I call it the "ink-stained wretch" among other things.
    http://manualentry.blogspot.com/2011/03/hh-review-and-makeover.html

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  4. I think there's a shiny grey one at Bill's shop right now. It came in the same batch as the crinkle grey KMG that I took to fix up. It skipped when I tried it out, but half the machines on the planet tend to skip when subjected to my typing style, and usually work fine for other people.

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  5. I'm part of the cult now, though with the standard crinkle-poo model. Even under the crud I can tell it's a great machine.

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  6. Ryan, great site here! I found it whilst looking for information about the Royal HH. Glad to meet a kindred spirit. As for me, I own a Royal HH, a behemoth of a machine, which types like nobody's business. Love it!

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