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1953 Olympia SM3 Serial # 390566 1953 Olympia SM3 typewriter, Serial # 390566 David Wing's 1953 Olympia SM3 typewriter. 2016-11-04 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of David Wing: 1953 Olympia SM3 Serial # 390566 This one was irresistibly priced on eBay, so I branched out into a new localization – Cyrillic.
It came in a boxy tweedy case and is virtually unused; the anvil shows barely any contact.

1953 Olympia SM3 #390566

Status: My Collection
Created: 11-04-2016 at 09:25PM
Last Edit: 11-04-2016 at 09:28PM


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This one was irresistibly priced on eBay, so I branched out into a new localization – Cyrillic.
It came in a boxy tweedy case and is virtually unused; the anvil shows barely any contact.

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Hunter: David Wing (deedub)

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Living in So. Calif. USA. Bought a mint SC flattop at an estate sale for $5 some years ago, and enjoyed the tactility of typing after using computers since 1968, the punch-card era. I gave it to my mother-in-law to exercise her arthritic fingers. After she passed away last year I found it among her things. I wanted something newer, so bought an Olympia SM3. I am not a collector, but seem to have acquired more than 30 machines since March 2016, and have passed several on to family and friends, and bartered with others.



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