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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of James Gifford:
1959 Remington Letter-Riter

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1959 Remington Letter-Riter
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Status: My Collection
Created: 09-02-2016 at 04:46PM
Last Edit: 09-02-2016 at 05:15PM

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I usually don't trade in these beastly Remingtons, but at CAN$25 with a red fabric-lined interior case, the instruction manual, and the folding return lever, I couldn't resist. I much prefer earlier Remingtons, 1940 and earlier, but this almost Soviet-style paperweight will do the job.

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James Gifford
Username: giffer

I have suddenly become a typewriter collector. It started with one purchase and has ballooned to a collection of more than forty in less than a year. I'm learning fast but I'm still a novice compared to others in the typosphere, including here in Toronto, where I haunt thrift shops and antique markets, and even the occasional basement. I'm a former magazine writer and published author, and a professional book editor by trade, and I learned to type on manuals despite the proliferation of electrics, so I like to think I come by my sudden and rather manic passion honestly.

1959 Remington Letter-Riter Photo Gallery

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