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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mark Petersen:
197X Royal (Silver-Seiko) Mercury

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197X Royal (Silver-Seiko) Mercury
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Status: My Collection
Created: 10-21-2013 at 09:38PM
Last Edit: 10-22-2013 at 10:26AM

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Purchased in Salem Virginia at a Goodwill for $4. This is my travel machine. At the time I add this it has been to Mexico, and eventually all the places it goes will be written on the case. Mediocre typewriter but not crap by any means. I see it as reasonably expendable such that I am not afraid to take it abroad but also nice enough I enjoy using it. It also fits nicely into a backpack. Made in Japan.


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Mark Petersen
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I am an aspiring novelist and avid typewriter enthusiast from the New River Valley in Virginia. I am a proud Virginia Tech graduate with an education in creative writing. I use typewriters for all my writing and am working on a novel. I also do street poetry. I often can be found writing on one of my machines in downtown Blacksburg and enjoying a drink.
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You can mail me at Mark Petersen / PO Box 6683 / Christiansburg, VA 24068-6683

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