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The Typewriter Database 1912 Pittsburg Visible 12 Serial # 39933 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of James Gifford: 1912 Pittsburg Visible 12 Serial # 39933 I found this at a tiny shop in the middle of nowhere. The owner had a number of rare machines he was looking to move and dropped his prices considerably when I showed interest. I could choose only one, and selected this Pittsburg, which I had only ever read about previously. I will be back for the others I left behind. I feel bad for them, gathering dust and waiting to be adopted.

From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of James Gifford:
1912 Pittsburg Visible 12

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1912 Pittsburg Visible 12
Serial #
39933

Status: My Collection
Created: 02-19-2017 at 08:49AM
Last Edit: 03-02-2017 at 02:02PM

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I found this at a tiny shop in the middle of nowhere. The owner had a number of rare machines he was looking to move and dropped his prices considerably when I showed interest. I could choose only one, and selected this Pittsburg, which I had only ever read about previously. I will be back for the others I left behind. I feel bad for them, gathering dust and waiting to be adopted.


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James Gifford
Username: giffer

I have suddenly become a typewriter collector. It started with one purchase and has ballooned to a collection of more than forty in less than a year. I'm learning fast but I'm still a novice compared to others in the typosphere, including here in Toronto, where I haunt thrift shops and antique markets, and even the occasional basement. I'm a former magazine writer and published author, and a professional book editor by trade, and I learned to type on manuals despite the proliferation of electrics, so I like to think I come by my sudden and rather manic passion honestly.


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