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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Torsten Ludwar:
1939 Olympia 8

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1939 Olympia 8
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Status: Sightings
Created: 11-29-2015 at 12:38PM
Last Edit: 04-12-2017 at 12:21PM

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Typewriter found at my employer. Cleaned by me. In return, I was allowed to photograph the typewriter.

Brand may DIPLOMAT, but unrecognizable.

Manufacturer: Olympia Büromaschinenwerke Erfurt

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Torsten Ludwar
Username: Luto77

I am fascinated by the mechanics of the various typewriters. I love the challenge to repair even severe cases. I'm trying to preserve the testimonies of the history of the typewriters.

I live in Dresden, so I am interested especially for the history of Seidel & Naumann AG and the typewriters model 'Erika' before and after the 2nd World War produced in Dresden.

1939 Olympia 8 Photo Gallery

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