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1951 Smith Corona Sterling Serial # 5A365116 1951 Smith Corona Sterling typewriter, Serial # 5A365116 Ursula Sadiq's 1951 Smith Corona Sterling typewriter. 2024-02-25 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Ursula Sadiq: 1951 Smith Corona Sterling Serial # 5A365116 February 2024 "Ethel" came to me through the friend network off a "take my junk" page. It was owned by a lady who clerked to Ruth Bader Ginsburg. I have no reason to believe this machine was used in any RBG related activities, but I will pretend it was. Hopefully there’s still a lot of dissent left in her. It is currently one of my best working and most used typewriters. I probably should clean her, but there are so many others who need my attention more.

1951 Smith Corona Sterling #5A365116

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Ursula Sadiq (Ursula)
Created: 02-25-2024 at 01:29PM
Last Edit: 02-25-2024 at 01:30PM


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February 2024 "Ethel" came to me through the friend network off a "take my junk" page. It was owned by a lady who clerked to Ruth Bader Ginsburg. I have no reason to believe this machine was used in any RBG related activities, but I will pretend it was. Hopefully there’s still a lot of dissent left in her. It is currently one of my best working and most used typewriters. I probably should clean her, but there are so many others who need my attention more.

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Hunter: Ursula Sadiq (Ursula)

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So it was the winter of 2023 and I found three typewriters in my basement. (I knew they were there, but I hadn't thought about them in years). So I pulled them out and fell in love with all things manual typewriter. In short order my aunt gifted me 2 more, a cousin set 3 my way, various friends were happy to unload typewriters from their attics & garages to my Home for Wayward Typewriters. ... So now, spring of 2023 I have a collection of 13 typewriters, in various stages of functionality, I have intent to fix them all, starting any day now. . . meanwhile, I am learning and documenting and dreaming



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