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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Javier Vazquez del Olmo:
198X Olivetti L 20

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198X Olivetti L 20
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Status: My Collection
Created: 03-18-2015 at 04:55AM
Last Edit: 03-18-2015 at 04:56AM

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Another member of the weird Mexican Olivettis. This one belonged to a great friend, and I took it from him because the typewriter had been rusting at his garage for years.

Surprisingly, it´s far better than the Lettera 15. It has the same feel as the Spanish version, the Lettera 25. The two tone body looks nice as well. And I didn´t have to do anything, the machine worked fine as it was. I´m quite satisfied with it, always bearing in mind this is not a world-changing typewriter

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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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