This appeared in Typewriter Topics in 1907. Was the Underwood No 5 gold-plated? It looks to be. However, Popular Mechanics in 1914 reported on another gold-plated typewriter "recently made" for King Alfonzo of Spain, without stipulating the brand. Surely it wasn't the same machine?Alfonso XIII (Alfonso León Fernando María Jaime Isidro Pascual Antonio de Borbón y Habsburg-Lorena) (1886-1941) was King of Spain from his birth in 1886 until 1931. Until his 16th birthday in 1902, his mother, Maria Christina of Austria, served as his regent.