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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. It´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 didn´t have this model in mind before.

1936 Olympia 8 #247283

Status: My Collection
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. It´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 didn´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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