Saturday, January 28, 2012

The Mysterious Box

12 comments:

wordrebel said...

I've been meaning to catch this show...and now I simply HAVE TO! And great scene!!

deek said...

Remington Quiet Riter?

Bill M said...

Sure looks like a Quiet Riter.

notagain said...

Definitely. Though why take off the name plate? I do have an "Office-Riter" that's essentially the same. So it's a Remington something-riter (Fiction-Riter?).

Mike Speegle said...

Yeah, why remove the name plate? Seems unnecessary.

Richard P said...

I expect they didn't want the viewer to be distracted by the name of the machine. The point is not that it's a Remington, the point is it's a typewriter.

MTCoalhopper said...

When the new character set the "mysterious box" on the table, I gasped. My girlfriend looked at me like I was possessed. I said, "it's a typewriter." just as he revealed the Quiet Riter. She was impressed.

Martin A. Rice, Jr. said...

The box is gorgeous. Looks like expensive wood. Never have seen a quiet-riter or office-riter is such expensive clothing!

Richard P said...

My guess is that if we ripped the cloth off many of our carrying cases, sanded the underlying wood, and varnished it, it would look much the same.

Now I want to do that!!

Michael Clemens said...

I have a Quiet-Riter, too, and the case is particularly awful. The latches aren't nearly as nice, though. But there's wood underneath...

...hmmm...

Rob Bowker said...

I got all curious, only to find that hulu's not streamed outside the US :-(

Mark said...

It is NOT a Quiet Riter, it is the machines that debuted in I think 1949 which was later replaced by the Quiet Riter and Travel Riter and Letter Riter. There is no model name on it, just Remington. I sold one of these last week, and I own a Quiet Riter, so I am pretty knowledgeable.