IBM Type 31 Alphabetical Duplicating Keypunch available, Seattle area

William Donzelli wdonzelli at
Mon Feb 10 17:45:51 CST 2020

How did you end up with that?

Anyway, I forwarded your message to see if the Techworks! Binghamton
Bunch wants it.


On Mon, Feb 10, 2020 at 6:35 PM Josh Dersch via cctalk
<cctalk at> wrote:
> (resending as this appears to have gotten eaten last time...)
> Hi all --
> As the subject line says I've got an IBM Type 31 Alphabetical Duplicating
> Keypunch sitting in my basement, in the Seattle area.
> It's in well-loved but decent physical condition and appears to be
> completely original.  I have not powered it on (still has the original
> selenium rectifiers in it, for one thing) but mechanically it seems fine.
> No rust or obviously damaged parts, but it's clearly gotten a decent amount
> of use since the 1930s.
> It's really cool but it's not really something I'm interested in keeping --
> if any of you are interested or know someone who is interested, please feel
> free to make an offer.  Due to the size and fragility of the item I don't
> want to ship this thing.
> Pictures are available here:
> Thanks!
> Josh

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