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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Robert G:
1952 Ranger (Optima) Elite

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1952 Ranger (Optima) Elite
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Status: Sightings
Created: 10-01-2015 at 01:15AM
Last Edit: 10-04-2015 at 02:30AM

Ranger (Optima) Serial Numbers
Ranger (Optima) Typewriter Galleries
Ranger (Optima) Elite Typewriter Galleries


An Elite produced by Optima, Erfurt. Essentially an Olympia Elite with minor cosmetic changes.

Dutch keyboard with ij and f (florin, guilder) characters.

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1952 Ranger (Optima) Elite Photo Gallery

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