Two Royal Quiet De Luxe typewriters sitting on top of a library card catalog at angles to each other. One on the left is black with grey trim while the other is gray with chrome trim.

Henry Dreyfuss Royal Quiet De Luxe Typewriter showdown. Which do you like better, the black and gray 1948 or the grey and chrome 1949

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Chris Aldrich

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8 thoughts on “”

  1. Greg Lloyd says:


    Black and gray for weekdays
    Gray and chrome for weekends

  2. Joe Van Cleave says:

    Gray and chrome, just to be obstinate,

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