...typing for peace, democracy, and the glory of the Typosphere
I guess these rarity/desirability numbers would need to be adjusted after 25 years...
A new rarity/desirability list might be a good idea. Note that an updated list did appear in issue 60 (2002).The forthcoming issue of ETCetera (#113) will feature a very fun story by Herman Price about odd serial numbers.
Great! I will measure the specific gravity of some alcohol to that!
Could this read "May 11th, 1907"?
On my personal desirability scale, your Yost is a 10+: Beautiful old typewriter, interesting mechanics, fun project. I would love to stumble upon a typewriter like that. I envy you.