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The Typewriter Database 1954 Smith Corona Skyriter Serial # 2Y258009 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Anthony Mindling: 1954 Smith Corona Skyriter Serial # 2Y258009 Compact and a fine typer, I will give this one to one of my grandchildren.

From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Anthony Mindling:
1954 Smith Corona Skyriter

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1954 Smith Corona Skyriter
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2Y258009

Status: My Collection
Created: 12-21-2013 at 09:05AM
Last Edit: 12-21-2013 at 09:07AM

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Compact and a fine typer, I will give this one to one of my grandchildren.


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Anthony Mindling
Username: tmindling

Almost at the same instant that the idea occurred to me of how much fun it might be for my children (7) and grandchildren (13) to get letters - real letters in the mail - i went digging through the dusty nether regions of our storage area to pull out my beloved 1957 Olympia SM3 Portable and the old Royal 10 I'd rescued from a neighbor's garbage can in the 1960's. Refurbishing them triggered a typewriter obsession. Don't tell my wife, but i believe there are now about 20 of them.

I love their looks, their intricate and precise mechanisms, and dinking around in the workshop tuning them up and bringing them back to life. i also, unfortunately, love the thrill of the hunt on eBay. But all of them are put to use for correspondence and my new hobby of decorated art letters. And sometimes they even inspire a bit of poetry.


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