In case you are interested, it appears that this model--The portable Underwood Universal--debuted in 1939, and was produced until 1950-ish. (Source: Machines of Loving Grace). And according to MyTypewriter.com one of these in very good condition goes for $500. Ours is in OK condition, but once we pretty it up...
Part 2 of our Guest book includes the following supplies (which I can purchase through work for a considerable discount!):
Part 3 of the guest book:
Will look something like this:
These images are from Bindingbee on Etsy and runs $168. I can make this for $12. Though I may need the help of my crafty maid of honor to put together the binding...
I think I would also like to clasp it shut with a key like this journal:
Also from BindingBee
And, of course, we will throw in some ink wells and glass pens as well as some rubber stamps and stamp pads. Because, hey, I have a ton.
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