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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Uwe Wachtendorf:
1955 Simpson's (Oliver) Portable

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1955 Simpson's (Oliver) Portable
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Status: My Collection
Created: 12-18-2014 at 10:06PM
Last Edit: 12-18-2014 at 10:23PM

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Simpson's (Oliver) Typewriter Galleries
Simpson's (Oliver) Portable Typewriter Galleries


My favorite Oliver variant by virtue of its lush green colour and painted on brand name. Pushing it over the top is its exotic faux animal skin travel case plastered from top to bottom with stickers from the era.

Type action is typical Oliver (or Patria to give credit where it's really due), which is too say it's lovely. Light, tight, and built for speed.

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

1955 Simpson's (Oliver) Portable Photo Gallery

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