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Royal

Model 5

Royal 5
Royal 5
Royal 5
Royal 5

Royal Typewriter Company

Edward B. Hess

Original Price: $65-75

1913

S/N: 155325-5

Probably one of the most iconic looks for a desktop typewriter, the Royal is a household name for writing machines. The advertisement posted to the left is from the same year as this model, posted in The Washington Times in Washington, D.C., on April 16, 1913, it indicates at least one speed and accuracy contest was won using this model of the Royal.