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Typewriter Service Manuals



The Manual Typewriter Repair Bible

462 Pages, Professionally printed and coil bound - lays flat on your work table!
  • Basic Mechanical Theory and Indoctrination on how mid-20th Century manual typewriters work.
  • Step-By-Step Typewriter Symptom Troubleshooting Guide.
  • Complete 1946 OAMI Service and Adjustment Manual Covering: Standard Manual Typewriters: Remington * Royal * Underwood * Woodstock * L.C. Smith, Portable Manual Typewriters: Remington * Royal * Corona * Underwood.
  • Typewriter Tools, Ribbon Spools, Ribbons, Platens, Springs and Ball Bearings Reference.
  • Typewriter Typeface and Keyboard Reference.

The IBM Selectric 1, II, III Typewriter Repair Shop Manual 1

436 Pages, Professionally printed and coil bound - lays flat on your work table!
  • Complete 1980 IBM S241-5615-3 Service Manual Covering:
    Selectric (1), Selectric II, Correcting Selectric II, IBM 96
  • Complete 1980 IBM S241-5939-3 Adjustment Parts Manual (APM) Covering:
    Selectric (1), Selectric II, Correcting Selectric II, IBM 96
  • Complete 1980 IBM Z241-6288-0 Print Quality Review Manual (PQR) Covering:
    Selectric (1), Selectric II, Correcting Selectric II, IBM 96
  • Complete 1980 IBM S241-6176-0 (Selectric III Service Manual Supplement)

The Smith-Corona Floating Shift Typewriter Repair Bible

334 Pages, Professionally printed and coil bound - lays flat on your work table!
  • Smith-Corona "Floating Shift" User Manuals
  • Complete 1947 and 1951 Service, Troubleshooting and Adjustment Manuals Covering:
    Portable Manual Typewriters: Smith-Corona Squareline (Flat-top), Speedline and Super-5 Series – Standard, Clipper, Sterling, Silent and Silent-Super
  • Complete 1955 Tools and Exploded Parts Reference Manual Covering:
    Portable Manual Typewriters: Smith-Corona Squareline (Flat-top), Speedline and Super-5 Series – Standard, Clipper, Sterling, Silent and Silent-Super
  • Reference Catalog: Smith-Corona Typewriter Typefaces and Keyboards
  • Illustrated Smith-Corona "Floating Shift" Model Age Guide

The Olympia SM 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 7 Typewriter Repair Bible

206 Pages, Professionally printed and coil bound - lays flat on your work table!
  • Olympia SM-7 User Manual and Olympia SM-3 User Manual
  • Complete 1955 Service, Troubleshooting and Adjustment Manual Covering:
    Portable Manual Typewriter: Olympia SM-1, SM-2, SM-3, SM-4, SM-5, SM-7
  • Complete 1962 Tools and Exploded Parts Reference Manual Covering:
    Portable Manual Typewriter: Olympia SM-1, SM-2, SM-3, SM-4, SM-5, SM-7
  • Olympia/ITC Technical Service Bulletins
  • Reference Catalog: Olympia Typewriter Typefaces and Keyboards
  • Illustrated Olympia SM Model Age Guide

The Olympia SG1 Typewriter Repair Bible

256 Pages, Professionally printed and coil bound - lays flat on your work table!
  • Olympia SG-1 User Manual and Salesman's Training Guide
  • Complete 1955 Service, Troubleshooting and Adjustment Manual Covering:
    Standard Manual Typewriter: Olympia SG-1
  • Complete 1962 Tools and Exploded Parts Reference Manual Covering:
    Standard Manual Typewriter: Olympia SG-1
  • Reference Catalog: Olympia Typewriter Typefaces and Keyboards
  • Illustrated Olympia SG Model Age Guide

The Brother JP-1 Typewriter Repair Bible

94 Pages, Professionally printed and coil bound - lays flat on your work table!
  • Brother JP-1 User Manuals
  • Complete 1975 Brother Service, Troubleshooting and Adjustment Manual Covering Portable Typewriter:
    Brother M100, Charger 11, 200, 210, 220, 240T, 250TR, 300, 300T, 350TR, 800, 800T, 850TR, 900, 1300, 1350, Performer 333RS
  • Complete 1975 Brother Tools and Exploded Parts Reference Manual Covering Portable Typewriter:
    Brother M100, Charger 11, 200, 210, 220, 240T, 250TR, 300, 300T, 350TR, 800, 800T, 850TR, 900, 1300, 1350, Performer 333RS
  • Illustrated Brother JP-1 Model Age Guide

The 1940 AMES American Typewriter Parts Catalog

456 Pages, Professionally printed and coil bound - lays flat on your work table!
  • Richly Illustrated Parts Reference Catalog Covering Pre-1941 American Typewriter Models:
  • Remington - Noiseless 10, Noiseless 11, Noiseless Portable, No. 7, No. 12, No. 16, No. 17 and Portable
  • Royal - Standard and Portable
  • Corona - 3, 4, Zephyr and Floating Shift Models
  • L. C. Smith - Model 8, Ribbon Indicator, Super Speed and Silent
  • Underwood - Noiseless, Noiseless Portable, Master, Standard and Portable B, C, D, E, F and G
  • Woodstock - 5F, 5N, 8J, 8K, 8L and Standard
  • Bonus: Includes “High Mortality Parts” Tables from 1946 AMES Catalog!


100 Most Popular Models

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  6. [71] Smith Corona Sterling typewriters
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  8. [62] Underwood 5 typewriters
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  10. [59] Corona 3 typewriters
  11. [58] Royal P typewriters
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  37. [26] Oliver 9 typewriters
  38. [26] Smith Corona Silent-Super typewriters
  39. [26] Royal KHM typewriters
  40. [26] Groma Modell N typewriters
  41. [26] Smith Corona Clipper typewriters
  42. [25] Smith Corona Classic 12 typewriters
  43. [25] Olympia SM7 typewriters
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  45. [24] Royal KMG typewriters
  46. [24] Olympia SF typewriters
  47. [24] Olympia SG3 typewriters
  48. [24] Olympia Traveller typewriters
  49. [23] Olympia SG1 typewriters
  50. [23] Olympia SM2 typewriters
  51. [22] Erika 5 typewriters
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  53. [21] Underwood De Luxe typewriters
  54. [21] Royal Royalite typewriters
  55. [21] Continental Klein Conti typewriters
  56. [20] Underwood Leader typewriters
  57. [20] Underwood 6 typewriters
  58. [20] Corona Silent typewriters
  59. [20] Olympia SM8 typewriters
  60. [20] Remington Portable 5 DeLuxe typewriters
  61. [19] Royal HH typewriters
  62. [19] Triumph Perfekt typewriters
  63. [19] Royal Safari typewriters
  64. [19] Remington Portable 3 typewriters
  65. [18] Smith Corona Galaxie Twelve typewriters
  66. [18] Olivetti Studio 42 typewriters
  67. [17] Royal Companion typewriters
  68. [17] Remington 10 typewriters
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  70. [17] IBM Correcting Selectric II typewriters
  71. [17] Underwood 3 typewriters
  72. [17] Remington Portable 2 typewriters
  73. [17] Facit TP1 typewriters
  74. [16] Olivetti Studio 45 typewriters
  75. [16] Olivetti Lettera 25 typewriters
  76. [16] Oliver 5 typewriters
  77. [16] Corona Sterling typewriters
  78. [16] Halda P typewriters
  79. [16] Olympia SM1 typewriters
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  81. [16] Olivetti MP1 Ico typewriters
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  89. [14] Royal (Silver-Seiko) Mercury typewriters
  90. [14] Royal 5 typewriters
  91. [14] Empire Aristocrat typewriters
  92. [14] Adler Tippa S typewriters
  93. [14] Adler Tippa 1 typewriters
  94. [14] Remington Rand Deluxe Model 5 typewriters
  95. [14] Royal De Luxe typewriters
  96. [14] Erika M typewriters
  97. [14] Gossen Tippa Tippa typewriters
  98. [14] Optima Elite 3 typewriters
  99. [14] Olympia Traveller de Luxe typewriters
  100. [13] Underwood SX typewriters