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1953 Smith Corona Super Serial # H65432L 1953 Smith Corona Super typewriter, Serial # H65432L Brian Hammack's 1953 Smith Corona Super typewriter. 2021-01-02 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Brian Hammack: 1953 Smith Corona Super Serial # H65432L Found at a church thriftstore for $7. Was my go-to machine for awhile when all the rest were in storage. The case hinges are spring-loaded clasps so ithe top can be taken off the bottom, but mine is missing one of the springs. I have seen its triplet siblings the Sterling and Silent in the wild.

1953 Smith Corona Super #H65432L

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Brian Hammack (TheMushroom)
Created: 03-13-2020 at 07:10PM
Last Edit: 01-02-2021 at 10:12PM


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Found at a church thriftstore for $7. Was my go-to machine for awhile when all the rest were in storage. The case hinges are spring-loaded clasps so ithe top can be taken off the bottom, but mine is missing one of the springs. I have seen its triplet siblings the Sterling and Silent in the wild.

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I am impressed they made the serial both easily findable and easily readable.
I am impressed they made the serial both easily findable and easily readable.

Ready to rock!
Ready to rock!

The tweed case.
The tweed case.

Hunter: Brian Hammack (TheMushroom)

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Got my first typewriter at age 4, a Tom Thumb. Got my first real typewriter at age 15, a Smith-Corona DeVille. Have been collecting typewriters since 2010 when I found a 1945 Smith-Corona Silent at an estate sale. Current count is around 12, half of them are in storage .



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