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1917 Smith Premier 10 Serial # SL70718 1917 Smith Premier 10 typewriter, Serial # SL70718 Enrico Morozzi's 1917 Smith Premier 10 typewriter. 2014-06-05 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Enrico Morozzi: 1917 Smith Premier 10 Serial # SL70718 Smith Premier 10
The one and only front-strike full-keyboard typewriter. Unusual both aesthetically and mechanically for its age.

1917 Smith Premier 10 #SL70718

Status: My Collection
Created: 04-21-2014 at 01:39PM
Last Edit: 06-05-2014 at 01:34PM


Description:

Smith Premier 10
The one and only front-strike full-keyboard typewriter. Unusual both aesthetically and mechanically for its age.

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Changing the ribbon on this machine isn't so easy...
Changing the ribbon on this machine isn't so easy...

No drawbands or drawcords here.. the mainspring move the carriage by gears.
No drawbands or drawcords here.. the mainspring move the carriage by gears.

Aside the classic Smith Premier Keyboard, this machine has keyboard-activated ribbon switch and a column selector.
Aside the classic Smith Premier Keyboard, this machine has keyboard-activated ribbon switch and a column selector.

The keyboard and column selectors rules cam be turned up, so you can set them without turning the machine.
The keyboard and column selectors rules cam be turned up, so you can set them without turning the machine.



The basket has longer and shorter typebars... this was necessary to fit all 84 (!) Typebars on it.
The basket has longer and shorter typebars... this was necessary to fit all 84 (!) Typebars on it.

Hunter: Enrico Morozzi (elmoroz)

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