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I inherited a Smith Corona Deville III Messenger Typewriter. It powers up but seems to have the carriage locked in place and trying to move it. Is there a user guide somewhere that I can look at?

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  • Carl Serkland Mar 24, 2011

    I solved the immediate problem -- special packing bars to keep the carriage in place during transport. Still looking for a manual, though.

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