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1971 IBM Selectric I

Serial #21 9470304

Carbon ribbon, 11" platen, 8.5 " writing line, 12 cpi.
This machine came to me disassembled in a box. It is date-stamped October 1968 inside the case. Although this model doesn't have correction, clear adhesive tape will lift-off incorrect letters when used with a correctable ribbon.

Model 711 (Level 2)

Sold Nov 2013

Sighted By: Clark Hinson

Username: professorc30
Status: Typewriter Hunter
Points: 530
Galleries: 23
Collection: 6
Sightings: 17

I love mechanical things and have tinkered with manual and electric typewriters since my teens. I have always been fascinated by the IBM Selectric, but it was later in life that I finally got my hands on one to explore. I learned to repair/restore them and suddenly I have several of them. I don't really consider myself a collector, but rather a restorer. I enjoy bringing old machines back to usable condition and then pass them on to other people to use and enjoy.

1971 IBM Selectric I Type Sample


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