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The Typewriter Database 1986 Canon CanoWord PEN24 Serial # 4F1017047 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of John Munroe: 1986 Canon CanoWord PEN24 Serial # 4F1017047 "Fodder"

Another example of the PEN24 as backup in case the other one breaks. Both came up on Yahoo Japan in the same month - nothing since. As my fave from back in the day I'm happy to have a second one. One leg missing so took the lone one off - no appreciable difference especially when used on a hotel towel.

Got lots of ribbon cartridges now but thermal paper without cartridge + photocopier for quality writing do better.

Still looking for the matching case - Typestar5 I believe.

From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of John Munroe:
1986 Canon CanoWord PEN24

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1986 Canon CanoWord PEN24
Serial #
4F1017047

Status: My Collection
Created: 03-10-2017 at 04:54AM
Last Edit: 03-10-2017 at 05:11AM

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"Fodder"

Another example of the PEN24 as backup in case the other one breaks. Both came up on Yahoo Japan in the same month - nothing since. As my fave from back in the day I'm happy to have a second one. One leg missing so took the lone one off - no appreciable difference especially when used on a hotel towel.

Got lots of ribbon cartridges now but thermal paper without cartridge + photocopier for quality writing do better.

Still looking for the matching case - Typestar5 I believe.


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John Munroe
Username: jamunroe

From Toronto Canada. Tokyo-based entrepreneur since 1998 and meditation teacher since 2000. Learned to type in Grade 9 following mind-altering lunches and still experience flashbacks while typing. Mother did shorthand and typed 90 wpm as stenographer, dad pecked out haiku on his old typewriter as long as I remember. Moved to thermal printing, 8-character display CanoWord Pen 24 in 1986 when my typewriter broke, then to FujiXerox, Mac and iPhone. Bought my first typewriter of the new millennium (a Lettera 32) in March 2015. Muscle memory has graduated to neural reboot--every moment at the typewriter brings back fresh memories of type-happy childhood and visions of literary grandeur. Use typewriter for inspiration/rough drafts and computer/iPhone (Scrivener/Evernote) for polishing.


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