TV Typewriter Cover Unit location?
unclefalter at yahoo.ca
Tue Oct 13 10:52:14 CDT 2015
Cool, Jay! Was your keyboard one of the 40 or so that Don re-assembled and
offered? Or is it still in stock form?
From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Jay Jaeger
Sent: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 8:29 AM
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Subject: Re: TV Typewriter Cover Unit location?
On 10/12/2015 5:12 PM, Brad wrote:
> I'm currently working on a replica of Don Lancaster's prototype TV
> Typewriter (pic here:
> ujf.jpg.html?o=0 ) and I was wondering - does anyone know where the
> unit that appeared on the cover (with the more refined keyboard) ended
> up? I've asked around, including Don and nobody seems to know where it
> I'm also wondering if anyone knows a source that might have the
> keytops that unit used or something close (I understand they were made
> by Mechanical Enterprises). I've enough parts here to build two or
> three TVTs and I thought after I get the prototype replica done I
> might go for the cover unit, esp. if it no longer exists anymore. But
> I understand those keytops were kind of a one off deal for that article.
I actually have one of those funky keyboards shown in the link quoted above
on photobucket.com that I acquired around the time of the article for my TVT
- but this is not what was shown on the cover page of the magazine, as later
posts have pointed out.
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