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The Typewriter Database 198X Royal (Triumph-Adler) Express Serial # 14289245 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Javier Vazquez del Olmo: 198X Royal (Triumph-Adler) Express Serial # 14289245 I´m still trying to figure out where have I seen this typewriter before, and I´d swear it had a different name. Another problem is finding an accurate date. I think it comes from the 80´s, but I have no way to tell for sure. Oh, and it has one of those horrid stickers with a serial number on it.

Anyway, this is a good one. It´s surprisingly responsive, and it´s quite decent to use. It´s another example of a well made Japanese typewriter. Not expensive but definitely not bad at all. As a bonus, it´s in great condition even after being heavily used (typeslugs don´t lie).

Maybe not the most charming or emblematic typewriter ever, but a good deal for me.

--- LITTLE UPDATE ---

Finally I´ve remembered where did I see it! You can find this nice typewriter rebranded as Triumph Junior 12.

From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Javier Vazquez del Olmo:
198X Royal (Triumph-Adler) Express

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198X Royal (Triumph-Adler) Express
Serial #
14289245

Status: My Collection
Created: 09-20-2016 at 11:43AM
Last Edit: 11-03-2016 at 11:18AM

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I´m still trying to figure out where have I seen this typewriter before, and I´d swear it had a different name. Another problem is finding an accurate date. I think it comes from the 80´s, but I have no way to tell for sure. Oh, and it has one of those horrid stickers with a serial number on it.

Anyway, this is a good one. It´s surprisingly responsive, and it´s quite decent to use. It´s another example of a well made Japanese typewriter. Not expensive but definitely not bad at all. As a bonus, it´s in great condition even after being heavily used (typeslugs don´t lie).

Maybe not the most charming or emblematic typewriter ever, but a good deal for me.

--- LITTLE UPDATE ---

Finally I´ve remembered where did I see it! You can find this nice typewriter rebranded as Triumph Junior 12.


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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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