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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Torsten Ludwar:
1950 Olympia Plana Modell A

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1950 Olympia Plana Modell A
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Status: My Collection
Created: 03-25-2017 at 12:25PM
Last Edit: 04-09-2017 at 11:10AM

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Typewriter works again after a small repair. Otherwise only cleaned and lubricated. Made in Erfurt before renaming the company in Optima. Casing made of bakelite, later produced with metal housing.

Olympia Büromaschinen-Werke SAG für Feinmechanik 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.

1950 Olympia Plana Modell A Photo Gallery

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