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1949 Orbis Orbis Serial # 8699 1949 Orbis Orbis typewriter, Serial # 8699 Carl H's 1949 Orbis Orbis typewriter. 2017-04-15 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Carl H: 1949 Orbis Orbis Serial # 8699 The father of all post-war Olympia typewriters.

1949 Orbis Orbis #8699

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Carl H (Olivetti48)
Created: 02-04-2017 at 03:31PM
Last Edit: 04-15-2017 at 05:17AM


The father of all post-war Olympia typewriters.

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Hunter: Carl H (Olivetti48)

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Typewriter collector from Germany. I collect all brands, but like Olivetti the most. I'm not that type of collector that buys the most expensive, old or rare pieces. I love and collect typewriters because it was an everyday product millions of people used. Much of them are well-made and were so expensive for there pre-owner – now, people want not to throw them away, but they don't want them anymore – and so, there are ridiculous cheap. When I see a typewriter, standing around and being so cheap, I cannot abandon it. (I hope my english is at least understandable, feel free to correct me).

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