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The Typewriter Database 1953 Optima Elite 2 Serial # 27576 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Uwe Wachtendorf: 1953 Optima Elite 2 Serial # 27576 A previous owner, clearly frustrated by not being able to remember what certain keys were for, carved his own descriptions into them.

The typing experience this Elite provides is rather similar to that of an Olympia SM2, which is a very good thing. Its taught action is well balanced by a light touch that makes it a very satisfying machine to use. When comparing its features, it has more in common with the SM4, sans touch control and cushioned keys, items that only the weak and bourgeois capitalists of the west would want.

From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Uwe Wachtendorf:
1953 Optima Elite 2

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1953 Optima Elite 2
Serial #
27576

Status: My Collection
Created: 01-11-2015 at 09:00PM
Last Edit: 01-11-2015 at 09:11PM

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Description:

A previous owner, clearly frustrated by not being able to remember what certain keys were for, carved his own descriptions into them.

The typing experience this Elite provides is rather similar to that of an Olympia SM2, which is a very good thing. Its taught action is well balanced by a light touch that makes it a very satisfying machine to use. When comparing its features, it has more in common with the SM4, sans touch control and cushioned keys, items that only the weak and bourgeois capitalists of the west would want.


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Uwe Wachtendorf
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Typewriter collector based in Toronto who prefers mid-century models.


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