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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Steven Kuterescz:
1983 Olivetti Praxis 20

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1983 Olivetti Praxis 20
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Status: My Collection
Created: 05-06-2017 at 01:45AM
Last Edit: 05-06-2017 at 01:51AM

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Circa 1983 but could be a year or two later.
Released in 1983, the Olivetti Praxis 20 was the simplest in Olivetti's line of portable electronic typewriters — a category of typewriter described in various computing magazines at the time as "plain vanilla" technology — this having nothing to do with the typewriter's colour (vanilla pods also being dark brown) but a succinct way of describing an electronic typewriter with no special or extra features.
Made in Italy. Non-functioning. See blog post :(


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Steven Kuterescz
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Typewriter enthusiast, Perth Western Australia. I began collecting typewriters in order to spend less time in front of a computer. Yeah, like that worked... !!

1983 Olivetti Praxis 20 Photo Gallery

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