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The Typewriter Database 197X Royal (Nakajima) Topia Serial # 60904753 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Javier Vazquez del Olmo: 197X Royal (Nakajima) Topia Serial # 60904753 This is a weird one. It´s branded as Royal Topia, but at the same time the typewriter is clearly identified as a Kovac M-101 and the case says Litton, so I really don´t know where to put it.

Not a really nice machine, as you can see in the typeface sample. The ribbon disintegrates as you type and feels pretty weak overall. In addition, the guy who sold it didn´t care to protect it, and it was badly damaged. Now there is a nice hole on the plastic bodywork, and you can see its innards with no effort (I have tried to avoid it on the photos).

From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Javier Vazquez del Olmo:
197X Royal (Nakajima) Topia

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197X Royal (Nakajima) Topia
Serial #
60904753

Status: My Collection
Created: 12-05-2014 at 04:23AM
Last Edit: 11-28-2016 at 10:24PM

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This is a weird one. It´s branded as Royal Topia, but at the same time the typewriter is clearly identified as a Kovac M-101 and the case says Litton, so I really don´t know where to put it.

Not a really nice machine, as you can see in the typeface sample. The ribbon disintegrates as you type and feels pretty weak overall. In addition, the guy who sold it didn´t care to protect it, and it was badly damaged. Now there is a nice hole on the plastic bodywork, and you can see its innards with no effort (I have tried to avoid it on the photos).


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Javier Vazquez del Olmo
Username: Javi

The first typewriter I saw was my grandpa´s Olivetti Linea 98 at the office. It was just a curio for me. Then I was given a Nakajima, which I didn´t use and my grandfather took it from me because it was easier to handle than the bulky Linea 98.

Now I own that typewriter, and I started a little collection in Valladolid, Spain. The Nakajima, which is "my" typewriter is the only one which is NOT in my collection. How ironic...

Things then got... complex. I moved from Valladolid to my village, and suddenly found myself with a lot of room available at home, so the small collection is turning into something bigger, a nuisace for my family and a great source of satisfaction for me.


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