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The Typewriter Database 1958 Collegiate (ABC) Portable Serial # 50140 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Nick Bodemer: 1958 Collegiate (ABC) Portable Serial # 50140 This typewriter formerly belonged to Scott O. It was made for SS Kresge. it was made by ABC in Germany and is an amazing machine. Unlike the Cole-Steel, this portable was only offered in Pica. Also, unlike the Cole-Steel, it lacks a touch adjuster. The only advertiser of the Collegiate portable was S.S. Kresge, which later became Kmart.

From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Nick Bodemer:
1958 Collegiate (ABC) Portable

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1958 Collegiate (ABC) Portable
Serial #
50140

Status: My Collection
Created: 12-31-2016 at 04:17PM
Last Edit: 01-24-2018 at 01:25PM

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This typewriter formerly belonged to Scott O. It was made for SS Kresge. it was made by ABC in Germany and is an amazing machine. Unlike the Cole-Steel, this portable was only offered in Pica. Also, unlike the Cole-Steel, it lacks a touch adjuster. The only advertiser of the Collegiate portable was S.S. Kresge, which later became Kmart.


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Nick Bodemer
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I love collecting and researching portable typewriters. Author of Mid-Century Portable Typewriter Spotter's Guide I especially enjoy Sears portables, Brother portables, Royal portables and Eastern Bloc portables


1958 Collegiate (ABC) Portable Photo Gallery

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