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1950 Oliver Portable Serial # 5007913 1950 Oliver Portable typewriter, Serial # 5007913 Laurenz van Gaalen's 1950 Oliver Portable typewriter. 2022-07-12 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Laurenz van Gaalen: 1950 Oliver Portable Serial # 5007913 Sturdy portable. The carriage return lever looks somewhat out of place because it is made from stamped sheet metal. The typing experience is okay, but feels unrefined with the slightly uneven touch and wobbly keys. Using the tilted margin release key feels satisfactory. Unfortunatley the type quality is bad.

Nice surprise: the early Dutch keyboard has an unshifted single quote.

1950 Oliver Portable #5007913

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Laurenz van Gaalen (Laurenz)
Created: 06-15-2022 at 05:40AM
Last Edit: 07-12-2022 at 02:31AM


Description:

Sturdy portable. The carriage return lever looks somewhat out of place because it is made from stamped sheet metal. The typing experience is okay, but feels unrefined with the slightly uneven touch and wobbly keys. Using the tilted margin release key feels satisfactory. Unfortunatley the type quality is bad.

Nice surprise: the early Dutch keyboard has an unshifted single quote.

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Hunter: Laurenz van Gaalen (Laurenz)

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Status: Typewriter Hunter
Points: 1778

I live in The Netherlands.
Most common typewriter brands over here are Triumph/Adler, Olympia, Erika, Olivetti, Remington and Brother.
I collect and restore typewriters to learn about their design and to write with them.
laurenz@planet.nl



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