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1951 Olympia SM1 Serial # 73690 1951 Olympia SM1 typewriter, Serial # 73690 Rob Bowker's 1951 Olympia SM1 typewriter. 2015-06-11 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Rob Bowker: 1951 Olympia SM1 Serial # 73690 Referred to as an SM-1 (Schreibmachine Mittel). Despite being an earlier vintage than SM-2, 3 or 4, this has plastic platen control tips. Keytops are unsprung and the feet are different. Otherwise, the working parts seem to be identical to the 2, 3 and 4.

1951 Olympia SM1 #73690

Status: My Collection
Created: 04-19-2013 at 02:09PM
Last Edit: 06-11-2015 at 09:39PM


Description:

Referred to as an SM-1 (Schreibmachine Mittel). Despite being an earlier vintage than SM-2, 3 or 4, this has plastic platen control tips. Keytops are unsprung and the feet are different. Otherwise, the working parts seem to be identical to the 2, 3 and 4.

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