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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Crystal Bennett:
1956 Tower Tabulator

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1956 Tower Tabulator
Serial #
Series 5 CT470437

Status: My Collection
Created: 03-14-2017 at 02:15PM
Last Edit: 03-18-2017 at 08:16AM

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This is a 1956 Sears Tower Tabulator manual typewriter, made by Smith Corona for Sears. I picked it up for $10, and am the 2nd owner. It's a little stained on the backside, but in otherwise perfect operating condition.

The keys are very responsive, and really don't need a lot of effort to strike. While I'm not overly fond of the color, it really is a wonderful machine and tough as nails, as is typical of Smith Corona products. It came with the original case, and has the original key.


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Crystal Bennett
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I'm Crystal. I am a newspaper-published writer, Novelist-in-progress, blogger, former Behavior Specialist, and an Ordained Minister. I absolutely love typewriters, and am growing a small collection. I have raised five sons to adulthood, and yet, I can't keep potted plants alive more than a month. My husband and I spend way too much time together, but that's okay.

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