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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mark Petersen:
198X Canon Typestar 5

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198X Canon Typestar 5
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Status: My Collection
Created: 02-14-2015 at 02:56PM
Last Edit: 02-14-2015 at 05:20PM

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Bought on shopgoodwill for just under $20, this came with a manual and a bunch of cartridges which is good because the cartridges are impossible to find at a good price. These are super entertaining and awesome machines to own.

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Mark Petersen
Username: totallyyourtype

I am an aspiring novelist and avid typewriter enthusiast from the New River Valley in Virginia. I am a proud Virginia Tech graduate with an education in creative writing. I use typewriters for all my writing and am working on a novel. I also do street poetry. I often can be found writing on one of my machines in downtown Blacksburg and enjoying a drink.
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You can mail me at Mark Petersen / PO Box 6683 / Christiansburg, VA 24068-6683

198X Canon Typestar 5 Photo Gallery

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