Miguel included this report ...
... and this coded message:
If decoding Morse isn't your idea of fun, you can peek at the answer here.
If you haven't seen Miguel's meticulous, interesting, and bilingual blog, check it out.
Here's a Remington 25 (from an auction in Spain):
The styling of these Brazilian Remingtons is reminiscent of the Monpti:
And finally, here's that old Remington 10 I mentioned. No plastic here—but lots and lots of cast iron.
PS: Some followups to my previous post. WordPlay did not get the $5000 grant, but I'm sure there will be other opportunities for the typosphere to support this nonprofit — thanks to those who voted. And the Wall Street Journal article on typewriters has been delayed, supposedly until next weekend.