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1938 Torpedo 18b Serial # 305973 1938 Torpedo 18b typewriter, Serial # 305973 Hubertus Schott's 1938 Torpedo 18b typewriter. 2018-08-12 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Hubertus Schott: 1938 Torpedo 18b Serial # 305973 The famous Torpedo 18b (with tabulator) in the very rare color combination silver and black. It was stored in a basement and the case was unsavable decomposed because of the moisture. The machine was dirty and the mechanics didn't work at all. I brought it back to life but it still has an issue with bad feed rollers. At last I am glad that I could save it ...

1938 Torpedo 18b #305973

Status: My Collection
Created: 02-25-2018 at 09:46AM
Last Edit: 08-12-2018 at 12:36PM


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The famous Torpedo 18b (with tabulator) in the very rare color combination silver and black. It was stored in a basement and the case was unsavable decomposed because of the moisture. The machine was dirty and the mechanics didn't work at all. I brought it back to life but it still has an issue with bad feed rollers. At last I am glad that I could save it ...

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Actually working with computers in my professional life I take the old mechanics as a compensation. I prefer machines manufactured before WWII, but I don't despise beautiful and good working typewriters from the fifties and sixties like e.g. the Olympia Splendid.



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