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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Michael Hoehne:
1970 Olivetti Praxis 48

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1970 Olivetti Praxis 48
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Status: My Collection
Created: 12-21-2013 at 10:09AM
Last Edit: 12-21-2013 at 05:01PM

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The Praxis 48 is a fascinating machine. I bought a new one in the 70s and unwittingly sold it---to another graphic designer, who was smarter than I was, eh? This one I bought out of renewed appreciation and nostalgia but it was poorly packed and destroyed in shipping. Electric, but still irresistible.

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Michael Hoehne
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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.