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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Javier Vazquez del Olmo:
1985 Olympia Alphamatic 33

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1985 Olympia Alphamatic 33
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Status: My Collection
Created: 12-19-2014 at 05:01AM
Last Edit: 12-19-2014 at 05:03AM

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Surprisingly good typewriter. Enormous amounts of plastic tend to bring low quality typewriters, but in this particular case the metal beneath the plastic works well.

Hailing from Rome, and found in a village in Toledo (spain), it has to be a Japanese made Olympia. The date should be accurate, since I keep the facture with the date of purchase of the typewriter.

Types fast and accurately, and the only damage is at the return lever, which is a bit funny (or floppy, if you prefer).

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Javier Vazquez del Olmo
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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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