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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Richard Polt:
1955 Smith Corona Silent-Super

Typeface Specimen:

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1955 Smith Corona Silent-Super
Serial #
5T 343881 X

Status: My Collection
Created: 10-16-2014 at 08:04AM
Last Edit: 10-16-2014 at 08:05AM

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Just a good old Silent-Super ... except for a very unusual "Yes/No" type, controlled by the =/+ key. The No is "lowercase" and you shift to get the Yes.

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Richard Polt
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Obsessive typewriterist, creator of The Classic Typewriter Page in 1995, editor of ETCetera 2006-2012 & 2015-, blogger, author of The Typewriter Revolution: A Typist's Companion for the 21st Century (2015). E-mail:

1955 Smith Corona Silent-Super Photo Gallery

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