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1954 Olympia SM3 Serial # 579397 1954 Olympia SM3 typewriter, Serial # 579397 Tas Kyprianou's 1954 Olympia SM3 typewriter. 2023-01-20 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Tas Kyprianou: 1954 Olympia SM3 Serial # 579397 One of the snappiest machines I have and all-around simply brilliant. Clean, well-aligned imprints (not sure what happened on the typed sample below, this thing is super crisp) and it somehow keeps nudging you along to type some more. I've found more than a few pages where I've signed off only to go on and type a few more lines just for the fun of it.
Super solid, super reliable. I wonder if the SM stands for Super Machine?

1954 Olympia SM3 #579397

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Tas Kyprianou (Tas)
Created: 04-10-2022 at 10:11AM
Last Edit: 01-20-2023 at 10:48AM


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One of the snappiest machines I have and all-around simply brilliant. Clean, well-aligned imprints (not sure what happened on the typed sample below, this thing is super crisp) and it somehow keeps nudging you along to type some more. I've found more than a few pages where I've signed off only to go on and type a few more lines just for the fun of it.
Super solid, super reliable. I wonder if the SM stands for Super Machine?

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Hunter: Tas Kyprianou (Tas)

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Status: Typewriter Hunter
Points: 3930

UK member with Greek Cypriot heritage, living in London.
Relatively new to the hobby - My first machine was an Everest Mod 90 that I bought after watching a Violet Evergarden anime in December 2021.
My collection now consists of 40 machines. Nice round number. Time to stop I reckon. . .

My absolute favourite remains (just) my 1939 Royal KMM. For me, it's both the prettiest and the "warmest" to type on. It has "Majik" (with a nod to Sandy1)
I count my blessings that I am lucky enough to have amassed such a beautiful bunch.



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