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1957 Optima Elite 3

Serial #999186

Russian Cyrillic keyboard. Sold by Martin Tytell's legendary All Languages Typewriter Company, to Norman Henley, who taught Russian literature at Johns Hopkins University. An obituary for Mr. Henley is found in the link.

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