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The Typewriter Database 1967 Triumph Tippa 1 Serial # 4749172 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Javier Vazquez del Olmo: 1967 Triumph Tippa 1 Serial # 4749172 This is a donation by Chelo, the mother of a friend from childhood. Looks like my interest in typewriters is the talk of the town, so people come to me with old, forgotten typewriters who have been waiting for years to be taken care of.

In this case, this little Triumph Tippa 1 belonged to a priest. I didn´t know him, because as I´ve been told he was in Cogeces back in the 70´s. He left his typewriter here, and it´s been stored for years at Chelo´s home. Suddenly, one day she popped ut at home, typewriter in hand. "Here, this is for you!" How could I refuse?

I was warned that there was a problem: a missing letter. In fact, the "O" typeslug isn´t there, but the rest is fine apart from another common issue of these Tippas. The plastic bodywork is quite fragile, and usually you find it broken.


As for the typeface sample, I couldn´t resist uploading the one made by Chelo herself who knows when. The typeface is cool!

At least, the machinery is fine (except for the typeslug), and a broken ribbon spool... Oh, little things piling up. But anyway, I can´t thank enough all the people who take me into consideration when deciding what to do with a typewriter :D

From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Javier Vazquez del Olmo:
1967 Triumph Tippa 1

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1967 Triumph Tippa 1
Serial #
4749172

Status: My Collection
Created: 08-23-2017 at 08:09AM
Last Edit: 08-23-2017 at 08:12AM

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This is a donation by Chelo, the mother of a friend from childhood. Looks like my interest in typewriters is the talk of the town, so people come to me with old, forgotten typewriters who have been waiting for years to be taken care of.

In this case, this little Triumph Tippa 1 belonged to a priest. I didn´t know him, because as I´ve been told he was in Cogeces back in the 70´s. He left his typewriter here, and it´s been stored for years at Chelo´s home. Suddenly, one day she popped ut at home, typewriter in hand. "Here, this is for you!" How could I refuse?

I was warned that there was a problem: a missing letter. In fact, the "O" typeslug isn´t there, but the rest is fine apart from another common issue of these Tippas. The plastic bodywork is quite fragile, and usually you find it broken.


As for the typeface sample, I couldn´t resist uploading the one made by Chelo herself who knows when. The typeface is cool!

At least, the machinery is fine (except for the typeslug), and a broken ribbon spool... Oh, little things piling up. But anyway, I can´t thank enough all the people who take me into consideration when deciding what to do with a typewriter :D


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Javier Vazquez del Olmo
Username: Javi

The first typewriter I saw was my grandpa´s Olivetti Linea 98 at the office. It was just a curio for me. Then I was given a Nakajima, which I didn´t use and my grandfather took it from me because it was easier to handle than the bulky Linea 98.

Now I own that typewriter, and I started a little collection in Valladolid, Spain. The Nakajima, which is "my" typewriter is the only one which is NOT in my collection. How ironic...

Things then got... complex. I moved from Valladolid to my village, and suddenly found myself with a lot of room available at home, so the small collection is turning into something bigger, a nuisace for my family and a great source of satisfaction for me.


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