Joining us at Ace was Portland resident and regular client Ethan Jewett:
Ethan, Matt, and Lewis check out my Junior 58:
An early Underwood 3-bank getting the Ace treatment:
Some 19th-century machines inhabit a top shelf:
My Junior enjoys the ambience of 1962, complete with a cigarette butt in the lamp/ashtray:
We inspect a folding Erika:
Lewis' gleaming Harris:
Nick gives the Harris a whirl:
Matt demonstrates a keytop removal tool:
Three painted Quiet De Luxe sisters:
This gadget is for rewinding ribbons:
Matt's dad started the practice of peeling old labels off machines that were in for service. He saved them all. This is now a historical archive ... as is the whole shop.
Some panoramas (click for a better view):
Thanks for the hospitality!