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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Nick T:
1959 Empire Smith-Corona Empire

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1959 Empire Smith-Corona Empire
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Status: Sightings
Created: 12-17-2013 at 12:12AM
Last Edit: 03-05-2015 at 10:02AM

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Elite type
US keyboard

This was made right after Smith-Corona acquired Empire. This has a broken mainspring, as all other Empires I have seen do.

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Nick T
Username: schreibstang

I started collecting typewriters in 2006, but what started it all was using my mother's Brother Student-Riter XL1 in 2004. The next year I received my grandma's Smith-Corona Silent, which was enough to hold me over for a little while but eventually led to an obsession with manual portable typewriters.

1959 Empire Smith-Corona Empire Photo Gallery

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