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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Carl H:
1978 Olympia Traveller de Luxe

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1978 Olympia Traveller de Luxe
Serial #
15-5509030

Status: My Collection
Created: 04-20-2017 at 05:29AM
Last Edit: 07-06-2017 at 06:26AM

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Olympia Typewriter Galleries
Olympia Traveller de Luxe Typewriter Galleries

Description:

made by UNIS TBM, Yugoslavia. on the right side under the carriage the year is impressed in the metal frame. The year on the plastic shell is often different, but the year on the metal frame is the one that fits to the serial number.


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Carl H
Username: Olivetti48

Typewriter collector from Germany. I collect all brands, but like Olivetti the most. I'm not that type of collector that buys the most expensive, old or rare pieces. I love and collect typewriters because it was an everyday product millions of people used. Much of them are well-made and were so expensive for there pre-owner – now, people want not to throw them away, but they don't want them anymore – and so, there are ridiculous cheap. When I see a typewriter, standing around and being so cheap, I cannot abandon it. (I hope my english is at least understandable, feel free to correct me).