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The Typewriter Database 1960 Optima Super Serial # 1120246 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of James Gifford: 1960 Optima Super Serial # 1120246 Antique market find. Difficult to pop the typewriter off the base of its case. Essentially wrenched it on the advice of a friend, which worked, though my thumb got wedged between case and machine, which brought about a few choice words. Nice machine.

From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of James Gifford:
1960 Optima Super

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1960 Optima Super
Serial #
1120246

Status: My Collection
Created: 09-09-2017 at 07:51AM
Last Edit: 09-09-2017 at 07:53AM

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Antique market find. Difficult to pop the typewriter off the base of its case. Essentially wrenched it on the advice of a friend, which worked, though my thumb got wedged between case and machine, which brought about a few choice words. Nice machine.


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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.


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