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The Typewriter Database 1980 Buddy-L Easy-Writer 300 Serial # xxx From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Ted Munk: 1980 Buddy-L Easy-Writer 300 Serial # xxx An absolutely horrible little toy with an interesting typeface made by Buddy-L toys. It was free :P

Interesting points:
4 "Fig" keys, all linked together, acts as simple shift key no matter which one you press.
Functional ribbon reverse, actuated by ribbon grommets.
end-of-line bell.
paper bail.

Typeface note the forward-angled exclamation mark - it's actually printed like that on the keytop as well.

Sold by JC Penny in 1980.

1980 Buddy-L Easy-Writer 300 #xxx

Status: My Collection
Created: 11-01-2013 at 11:51AM
Last Edit: 10-30-2018 at 05:13PM


Description:

An absolutely horrible little toy with an interesting typeface made by Buddy-L toys. It was free :P

Interesting points:
4 "Fig" keys, all linked together, acts as simple shift key no matter which one you press.
Functional ribbon reverse, actuated by ribbon grommets.
end-of-line bell.
paper bail.

Typeface note the forward-angled exclamation mark - it's actually printed like that on the keytop as well.

Sold by JC Penny in 1980.

Typeface Specimen:

Links:

Photos:


Original ribbon is very short, no more than a couple feet.
Original ribbon is very short, no more than a couple feet.

Functional ribbon reverse mechanism driven by ribbon grommets
Functional ribbon reverse mechanism driven by ribbon grommets





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