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197X Olympia Traveller

Serial #15-6653167

I wanted to give my sister this beautiful typewriter as a present when she opened a small bank office, but she needed something heavier. Thus, this Olympia sits at home seeing much more typing than at the office, where the Studio 46 my sister scrounged is enjoying a long vacation.

A nice machine, always showing it´s an Olympia: Very solid and no-nonsense, and with a very unique attitude. You could tell it´s an Olympia just by writing a random line with your eyes closed.

Owned By: Javier Vazquez del Olmo

Username: Javi
Status: Typewriter Hunter
Points: 4569
Galleries: 200
Collection: 181
Sightings: 19

The first typewriter I saw was my grandpa´s Olivetti Linea 98 at the office. It was just a curio for me. Then I was given a Nakajima, which I didn´t use and my grandfather took it from me because it was easier to handle than the bulky Linea 98.

Now I own that typewriter, and I started a little collection in Valladolid, Spain. The Nakajima, which is "my" typewriter is the only one which is NOT in my collection. How ironic...

Things then got... complex. I moved from Valladolid to my village, and suddenly found myself with a lot of room available at home, so the small collection is turning into something bigger, a nuisace for my family and a great source of satisfaction for me.

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