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1946 Smith Corona Sterling Serial # 4A11504 1946 Smith Corona Sterling typewriter, Serial # 4A11504 John Munroe's 1946 Smith Corona Sterling typewriter. 2018-08-11 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of John Munroe: 1946 Smith Corona Sterling Serial # 4A11504 "Article 9"

In wonderful shape for its age and location, I suspect this was brought over with the Occupation and after brief use stored with a single owner in Okegawa, Saitama until its sale to me. Some minor issues but types like a charm. A keeper!

1946 Smith Corona Sterling #4A11504

Status: My Collection
Created: 08-11-2018 at 03:06AM
Last Edit: 08-11-2018 at 03:08AM


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"Article 9"

In wonderful shape for its age and location, I suspect this was brought over with the Occupation and after brief use stored with a single owner in Okegawa, Saitama until its sale to me. Some minor issues but types like a charm. A keeper!

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From Toronto Canada. Tokyo-based entrepreneur since 1998 and meditation teacher since 2000. Learned to type in Grade 9 following mind-altering lunches and still experience flashbacks while typing. Mother did shorthand and typed 90 wpm as stenographer, dad pecked out haiku on his old typewriter as long as I remember. Moved to thermal printing, 8-character display CanoWord Pen 24 in 1986 when my typewriter broke, then to FujiXerox, Mac and iPhone. Bought my first typewriter of the new millennium (a Lettera 32) in March 2015. Muscle memory has graduated to neural reboot--every moment at the typewriter brings back fresh memories of type-happy childhood and visions of literary grandeur. Use typewriter for inspiration/rough drafts and computer/iPhone (Scrivener/Evernote) for polishing.



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