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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of James Gifford:
1965 Royal Parade

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1965 Royal Parade
Serial #
PR 6278719

Status: My Collection
Created: 09-02-2016 at 03:13PM
Last Edit: 09-02-2016 at 03:18PM

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Made in Holland. This carriage-shifting portable doesn't excite me much, but then again I paid only CAN$20 for it (no case). I like the look of the Parade but I wouldn't want to type more than a couple of sentences on it.

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James Gifford
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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.

1965 Royal Parade Photo Gallery

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