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1948 Olympia 8 Serial # 823748 1948 Olympia 8 typewriter, Serial # 823748 S W's 1948 Olympia 8 typewriter. 2023-09-04 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of S W: 1948 Olympia 8 Serial # 823748 Olympia mod 8 is a design from the 1930s. A very nice typewriter. It works easily, has the necessary functions: tab and key pressure adjustment.
Unfortunately, it's not complete. The original spools and their locks are missing. Backspace works poorly. And the paint doesn't look too good. However, he writes very well. The text sample was written using old ribbon.

1948 Olympia 8 #823748

Status: My Collection
Hunter: S W (wawax)
Created: 09-04-2023 at 10:18AM
Last Edit: 09-04-2023 at 10:19AM


Description:

Olympia mod 8 is a design from the 1930s. A very nice typewriter. It works easily, has the necessary functions: tab and key pressure adjustment.
Unfortunately, it's not complete. The original spools and their locks are missing. Backspace works poorly. And the paint doesn't look too good. However, he writes very well. The text sample was written using old ribbon.

Typeface Specimen:

Photos:

Keyboard view
Keyboard view

Basket
Basket

Platen
Platen

Ribbon vibrator
Ribbon vibrator

Carriage, left side
Carriage, left side

Left side. Some parts are lacking.
Left side. Some parts are lacking.

Right side
Right side

Back. Tabulator section visible. Knob on the bottom changes key setting,
Back. Tabulator section visible. Knob on the bottom changes key setting,

Serial number
Serial number

Hunter: S W (wawax)

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Typewriters were always around me. Some have been with me all my life. Others I saved from being thrown in the trash when the computer age came.
I'm not creating a museum. My typewriters are used. Rarely but regularly. Therefore, the collection is not large, and each machine has a Polish typeface.



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