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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Carl H:
1949 Erfurt Progress

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1949 Erfurt Progress
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Status: My Collection
Created: 02-10-2017 at 12:44PM
Last Edit: 04-14-2017 at 09:05AM

Erfurt Serial Numbers
Erfurt Typewriter Galleries
Erfurt Progress Typewriter Galleries


If you own a Erfurt, look up the year of manufacture at "Optima", at models "Elite, Elite 3, Super"

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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).