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1948 Smith Corona Clipper Serial # 4C 233581 1948 Smith Corona Clipper typewriter, Serial # 4C 233581 Melissa Favara's 1948 Smith Corona Clipper typewriter. 2017-10-19 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Melissa Favara: 1948 Smith Corona Clipper Serial # 4C 233581 This machine has gathered dust the past couple of years after it returned from a period of being out on loan with the z and ;/: keys disconnected and I became frustrated trying to reconnect them. Figuring out the best strategy for reconnecting on my Smith Corona Silent last night led to an hour with a 1/8 inch flathead screwdriver and a tiny pair of needlenose pliers (the z's connecting piece was bent). I'm delighted that it's ready to type again! It features the floating shift and a larger font than I typically like, but it types well and the larger font is still graceful. I love the picture of the airplane at top left.

1948 Smith Corona Clipper #4C 233581

Status: My Collection
Created: 08-20-2015 at 04:02PM
Last Edit: 10-19-2017 at 11:00PM


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This machine has gathered dust the past couple of years after it returned from a period of being out on loan with the z and ;/: keys disconnected and I became frustrated trying to reconnect them. Figuring out the best strategy for reconnecting on my Smith Corona Silent last night led to an hour with a 1/8 inch flathead screwdriver and a tiny pair of needlenose pliers (the z's connecting piece was bent). I'm delighted that it's ready to type again! It features the floating shift and a larger font than I typically like, but it types well and the larger font is still graceful. I love the picture of the airplane at top left.

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Hunter: Melissa Favara (melissafavara)

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I started collecting typewriters in 1996 when my employer at an old newsstand in Kalamazoo, MI gave me her mother's Underwood Elliot Fisher Noiseless; I love these machines and learning how to repair and maintain them. The Noiseless was the medium for a zine I wrote through the nineties and into the oughts, and my nine-year-old daughter now types regularly.



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