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1964 Olympia SM7

Serial #2476810

Just another nice Olympia SM7 ...

No, wait! Script typeface. And the apothecary symbols?? What an odd combination! What druggist would do his ordering and billing in script? And what casual letter-writer would need to refer to drams, scruples, and fluid ounces? (Well, scruples maybe.) And what is that barred double lower case aa??

Stay tuned as the typospherians concoct an answer.

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Ounces and scruples and drams, oh my! But that aa ...

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