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The Typewriter Database 1968 Facit 1620 Serial # P644018 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Ed Foster: 1968 Facit 1620 Serial # P644018 First class typer. The shell is made of a light weight metal (aluminum I imagine), but it's got enough metal in the guts to be heavy. Doesn't type like any other typerwriter I have. Not buttery, but not hard either. I like it. Needed the usual dusting and cleaning. One thing, and I don't know if this is common or not: after a few words, something in the inside begins to resonate, like it's sensing a harmonic. It literally feels like a tuning fork vibrating inside. But only just barely. I can feel it in my fingertips. If I stop typing but leave my fingers on the keys, it slowly fades away in decreasing pulses. It's the coolest darn thing. Like it's alive. Sort of like a cat purring. And no... I quit drinking a couple of years ago. :-)

From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Ed Foster:
1968 Facit 1620

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1968 Facit 1620
Serial #
P644018

Status: My Collection
Created: 09-17-2017 at 04:04PM
Last Edit: 09-17-2017 at 04:14PM

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First class typer. The shell is made of a light weight metal (aluminum I imagine), but it's got enough metal in the guts to be heavy. Doesn't type like any other typerwriter I have. Not buttery, but not hard either. I like it. Needed the usual dusting and cleaning. One thing, and I don't know if this is common or not: after a few words, something in the inside begins to resonate, like it's sensing a harmonic. It literally feels like a tuning fork vibrating inside. But only just barely. I can feel it in my fingertips. If I stop typing but leave my fingers on the keys, it slowly fades away in decreasing pulses. It's the coolest darn thing. Like it's alive. Sort of like a cat purring. And no... I quit drinking a couple of years ago. :-)


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