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1948 Smith Corona Sterling #4A261413


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I finally got a Speedline!

I can straighten the key labels by supporting the keytop underneath and twisting the top with a fingertip. Tedious, but it works.

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Interesting shape to that return lever, eh?
Interesting shape to that return lever, eh?

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While I find all of mankind's inventions interesting, I am most enchanted by the human-scale arts and devices, the ones that can be created (and repaired) in a home workshop or studio; the ones that can be understood by looking at them; the ones that do something useful or stir admiration. Typewriters work for me.



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