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The Typewriter Database 1980 Silver Reed SR 200 Serial # 10582141 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Javier Vazquez del Olmo: 1980 Silver Reed SR 200 Serial # 10582141 I have never liked carriage-shifted typewriters too much, but this one works reasonably well.
Very precise, snappy and a bit hard. Quite far away from other portables´ sloppiness, and with a really good weight/sturdiness ratio.

I got it in a perfect condition, but it was a little too expensive considering how common these machines are (or at least they are supposed to be). According to some local experts Seiko was quite successful with this series of simple and effective typewriters. They just pack the bare minimum to type, in an attempt to sell at a better price. Anyway, materials are good.

From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Javier Vazquez del Olmo:
1980 Silver Reed SR 200

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1980 Silver Reed SR 200
Serial #
10582141

Status: My Collection
Created: 06-16-2013 at 10:54AM
Last Edit: 06-16-2013 at 10:59AM

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I have never liked carriage-shifted typewriters too much, but this one works reasonably well.
Very precise, snappy and a bit hard. Quite far away from other portables´ sloppiness, and with a really good weight/sturdiness ratio.

I got it in a perfect condition, but it was a little too expensive considering how common these machines are (or at least they are supposed to be). According to some local experts Seiko was quite successful with this series of simple and effective typewriters. They just pack the bare minimum to type, in an attempt to sell at a better price. Anyway, materials are good.


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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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