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The Typewriter Database 196x Smith Corona Skyriter Serial # 3Y 426162W From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Michael Hoehne: 196x Smith Corona Skyriter Serial # 3Y 426162W From an antique dealer, a picker actually. The line space lever was missing but later turned up in the pouch inside the soft case. The typewriter has been dropped on its back and so needs several fiddly fixes. It basically works but not smoothly yet. It looks like a two-tone paint scheme because I cleaned the ribbon cover (Scrubbing Bubbles®) and not the rest.

From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Michael Hoehne:
196x Smith Corona Skyriter

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196x Smith Corona Skyriter
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3Y 426162W

Status: My Collection
Created: 07-31-2017 at 04:11PM
Last Edit: 07-31-2017 at 04:18PM

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From an antique dealer, a picker actually. The line space lever was missing but later turned up in the pouch inside the soft case. The typewriter has been dropped on its back and so needs several fiddly fixes. It basically works but not smoothly yet. It looks like a two-tone paint scheme because I cleaned the ribbon cover (Scrubbing Bubbles®) and not the rest.


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Michael Hoehne
Username: mhoehne

While I find all of mankind's inventions interesting, I am most enchanted by the human-scale arts and devices, the ones that can be created (and repaired) in a home workshop or studio; the ones that can be understood by looking at them; the ones that do something useful or stir admiration. Typewriters work for me.


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