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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of James Gifford:
1936 Continental Klein Conti

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1936 Continental Klein Conti
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Status: My Collection
Created: 03-19-2017 at 02:21PM
Last Edit: 03-20-2017 at 03:14PM

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A beautiful Continental. The decals read Continental, but I've put this down as a Klein-Continental based on the instruction manual (I've included photos). I'd happily correct if I've made an error. I was unsure of the R prefix in the serial.

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James Gifford
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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.

1936 Continental Klein Conti Photo Gallery

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