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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of James Gifford:
197X Olivetti Lettera 35i

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197X Olivetti Lettera 35i
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Status: My Collection
Created: 09-05-2016 at 01:04PM
Last Edit: 09-05-2016 at 01:05PM

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Another eBay fatality. This beautiful little Olivetti arrived without any padding, in pieces. The carriage has come completely off, and I can hear a ball bearing rattling around inside. I had thought to resell this as is, or trade for parts, but I think I'll give the repairs a try. With four months of winter coming up, I'll have plenty of time.

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James Gifford
Username: giffer

I have suddenly become a typewriter collector. It started with one purchase and has ballooned to a collection of more than forty in less than a year. I'm learning fast but I'm still a novice compared to others in the typosphere, including here in Toronto, where I haunt thrift shops and antique markets, and even the occasional basement. I'm a former magazine writer and published author, and a professional book editor by trade, and I learned to type on manuals despite the proliferation of electrics, so I like to think I come by my sudden and rather manic passion honestly.

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