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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Richard Wood:
1960 Olympia SM4

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1960 Olympia SM4
Serial #
1681126

Status: My Collection
Created: 12-26-2016 at 06:39AM
Last Edit: 01-08-2017 at 11:48AM

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Description:

50's styling, Lots of chrome.

Stunning to type on with its spring loaded keys.

Very over-engineered German quality.


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Richard Wood
Username: Coronaboy

Typewriter collector, previous sewing machine collector.

Originally from the Garden of England, Kent. I have lived in Sheffield for over fifteen years.

As a young child, I always enjoyed taking things apart and seeing how they functioned.

I have been collecting a range of vintage typewriters for over two years.

Previously, I was interested in restoring sewing machines, then I acquired my mothers Olivetti Dora and looked under the hood and typed, I was hooked on typewriters and how they worked.

I learn something every day from passionate bloggers and typewriter enthusiasts.

Fan of Joe Van Cleave's typewriter video series.


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