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1957 Olympia SM3

Serial #1088554

Found in a thrift store, where it had languished for five months.

This was very dirty outside but inside there were only some dust bunnies which came out easily. Praise to Scrubbing Bubbles and a toothbrush for the great job it does cleaning crinkle paint, at least on Olympia’s paint; test it first on other brands. And keep it away from decals. Praise to Simichrome for the great job it does cleaning chrome.

The pitch is 9.75 characters per inch. Can anyone explain the European analogues to the US’s elite and pica?

Owned By: Michael Hoehne

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While I find all of mankind's inventions interesting, I am most enchanted by the human-scale arts and devices, the ones that can be created (and repaired) in a home workshop or studio; the ones that can be understood by looking at them; the ones that do something useful or stir admiration. Typewriters work for me.

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