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1904-1907 Wellington 1 Serial # 17694 1904-1907 Wellington 1 typewriter, Serial # 17694 Dan Johnson's 1904-1907 Wellington 1 typewriter. 2019-11-10 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Dan Johnson: 1904-1907 Wellington 1 Serial # 17694 Found at a Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Herndon, Virginia. All functions seem to work with no cleaning nor other adjustments!

1904-1907 Wellington 1 #17694

Status: My Collection
Created: 11-10-2019 at 09:42AM
Last Edit: 11-10-2019 at 09:46AM


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Found at a Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Herndon, Virginia. All functions seem to work with no cleaning nor other adjustments!

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Hunter: Dan Johnson (rdj)

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I have always loved typewriters along with other kinds of well-engineered tools and devices such as slide rules, calculators (particular HP), radios, cameras (particularly Nikons), and microscopes. In addition to appreciating their intrinsic beauty and utility, they represent "things that need to be figured out to be understood". That's how I first learned about computers and programming in the 1970s, by figuring things out for myself. It's activity in which I never seem to tire of engaging.

Although communities have arisen around other collection interests, typewriters have the advantage that those who use them also typically enjoy communicating through words, whether those words are about the machines themselves or their lives, hopes, dreams, or expressions of beauty. There's much to be appreciated here.



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