1960 Olympia SM4 #1626631
antique store guy called ....
Wooden case is tattered and split and three links are missing in the typebar set-up; theyÃ¢â¬â¢ll be easy to replicate with wire. Note the missing +/=. Q, and W. How the heck something deep inside such a sturdy machine could just go missing, I canÃ¢â¬â¢t figure out, though it might be related to all those crayon scribbles on the ribbon cover.
Update: Fixed those typebar links with thin, strong wire. Now the whole thing is cleaned up and works as well as you expect for an Olympia, that is; very well indeed. That missing paper guide/card holder on the right side is no problem at all. I like this one.
Hunter: Michael Hoehne (mhoehne)
Status: Typewriter Hunter
While I find all of mankind's inventions interesting, I am most enchanted by the human-scale arts and devices, the ones that can be created (and repaired) in a home workshop or studio; the ones that can be understood by looking at them; the ones that do something useful or stir admiration. Typewriters work for me.
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