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1956 Olympia SM3 #762001


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A GREAT buy from a man who was closing his interior decorating business. Only $10! It was in perfect condition and even came with the key to the case. He said the font was cursive, but then I discovered it was actually italic. This is my typewriter of choice for personal letters. You can't get any more stylish than this! I loved it so much I went out and bought a second SM3 with regular Pica font.

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Hunter: Taylor Harbin (THarbin328)

Status: Typewriter Hunter
Points: 261

I am a professional historian and writer. I have been collecting typewriters since 2013, and use them for all of my work (novels, short stories, poetry, non-fiction, and personal letters). I have a passion for all things antique, but hold a special place for these tools. Some of my collection is up for sale or trade, so if you see something you want, let me know!

Don't forget to check out my blog, Guts of Imagination, for more!



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