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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Richard Polt:
196X Alpina (Nippo) Baby

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196X Alpina (Nippo) Baby
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Status: My Collection
Created: 11-30-2014 at 10:17AM
Last Edit: 01-06-2017 at 10:21AM

Alpina (Nippo) Serial Numbers
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No one else on eBay wanted this typewriter when I got it for around $20. No other machine with this marking has ever turned up.

It's clearly a Nippo. The company also put out some other similar, rare name variants of the same design.

The name Alpina does not appear on this typewriter, but the Alpina logo does, with the word "Baby."

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Richard Polt
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Obsessive typewriterist, creator of The Classic Typewriter Page in 1995, editor of ETCetera 2006-2012 & 2015-, blogger, author of The Typewriter Revolution: A Typist's Companion for the 21st Century (2015). E-mail:

196X Alpina (Nippo) Baby Photo Gallery

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