Here it is in glorious WideScreen. A real work-horse.
The font is still in pretty good condition and the spackle paint-job is crisp.
The type-bars are reasonably clean and none of them stick. Mind you, I did take this machine to my guy Tom who gave it the spa treatment.
This is a bare bones, Depression-era typewriter and it's definitely lacking all the bells (literally) and whistles that you would normally find on a portable. No TAB key on this one, either. No matter.
Not exactly designed for writing long documents (IMHO), it is nonetheless a nice typewriter to use. It does work like an old farm tractor, though.
This machine is solid to use, but the lack of basic conveniences (like a bell) means that I'll probably use it more for jotting down notes. It would make a nice entrance-hall typewriter for guests to tell you what they really think of you before they leave.
I must say that the relative rarity of this machine was another reason for purchasing.
And given how light this is to hold, it's a great machine for when inspiration strikes and you just need to get it down on paper faster than your handwriting will allow. Assuming you don't already have a typewriter sitting on a desk waiting.
I like the fact that this machine is smaller than my others, except the stick-thin, Supermodelesque Groma Kolibri, because it helps give my small collection a little variety. And I also like to think that the Remette is a classic model of the Remington brand.
Yessiree, Bob, it's a nice little typer.
Thanks for reading!