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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Clark Hinson:
1980 IBM Correcting Selectric III

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1980 IBM Correcting Selectric III
Serial #
27 6705 11 4069223

Status: Sightings
Created: 04-05-2013 at 02:30PM
Last Edit: 08-22-2015 at 11:31AM

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Early SIII, uses 1299095 ribbon, case dated February, 1980, 15" carriage It's rare to find one of these with the original paper end indicator (black plastic upright behind paper table) complete and functional. This machine is a typical 15" wide, dual-pitch, correcting Selectric III.

Model 6705


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Clark Hinson
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I love mechanical things and have tinkered with manual and electric typewriters since my teens. I have always been fascinated by the IBM Selectric, but it was later in life that I finally got my hands on one to explore. I learned to repair/restore them and suddenly I have several of them. I don't really consider myself a collector, but rather a restorer. I enjoy bringing old machines back to usable condition and then pass them on to other people to use and enjoy.

1980 IBM Correcting Selectric III Photo Gallery

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