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1936 Olympia 8 Serial # 247283 1936 Olympia 8 typewriter, Serial # 247283 Javier Vazquez del Olmo's 1936 Olympia 8 typewriter. 2015-03-18 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Javier Vazquez del Olmo: 1936 Olympia 8 Serial # 247283 An absolutely amazing typewriter. Not only it types beautifully, but also looks absolutely fantastic.

It was sold by an expert, and I am extremely pleased with the result. In fact, this typewriter is extremely rewarding to use. ItĀ“s so tall and the carriage has so many levers that you feel like inside the machine. In addition, I love the ribbon spools in the sides. Easily one of my favourites from my collection, and a great surprise because I didnĀ“t have this model in mind before.

1936 Olympia 8 #247283

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Javier Vazquez del Olmo (Javi)
Created: 03-18-2015 at 09:52AM
Last Edit: 03-18-2015 at 09:54AM


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An absolutely amazing typewriter. Not only it types beautifully, but also looks absolutely fantastic.

It was sold by an expert, and I am extremely pleased with the result. In fact, this typewriter is extremely rewarding to use. ItĀ“s so tall and the carriage has so many levers that you feel like inside the machine. In addition, I love the ribbon spools in the sides. Easily one of my favourites from my collection, and a great surprise because I didnĀ“t have this model in mind before.

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Hunter: Javier Vazquez del Olmo (Javi)

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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 only returned home in 2017, almost 20 years later, when he wanted a better typewriter.

A collection that started small grew into something bigger, a nuisace for my family and a great source of satisfaction for me.



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