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1979 IBM Selectric II

Serial #5121048

Got it with 18 type balls in 2-drawer case. Happily enough, the owner gave it to me because the flaky switch made it too frustrating for her to use anymore; this was the bonus I got from her along with the 25¢ olivetti 36. The on-switch was flaky and is repaired now, by cleaning the switch, so the whole typewriter works, my only working Selectric.

Owned By: Michael Hoehne

Username: mhoehne
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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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