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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Richard Polt:
196X Sears Medalist Electric 12

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196X Sears Medalist Electric 12
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Status: Sightings
Created: 03-06-2017 at 06:42PM
Last Edit: 03-06-2017 at 06:48PM

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Sorry, I forgot to take a picture of this typewriter's serial number, and now it's off to a new owner. But I took a number of photos to document its distinctive looks and features. It's not your everyday Smith-Corona!


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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 Sears Medalist Electric 12 Photo Gallery

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