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1954 Smith Corona Silent Super Serial # 5T179904 1954 Smith Corona Silent Super typewriter, Serial # 5T179904 Joe Van Cleave's 1954 Smith Corona Silent Super typewriter. 2019-03-12 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Joe Van Cleave: 1954 Smith Corona Silent Super Serial # 5T179904 Is branded "Smith-Corona" and "Silent-Super" (both with hyphens). Acquired from an Albuquerque resident via Craigslist. Was very filthy, required extensive cleaning and months of adjusting before it became a reliable machine. Has a wonderful typing action, ideal for stream-of-consciousness writing. Machine and holiday case still exude a faint unpleasant odor.

1954 Smith Corona Silent Super #5T179904

Status: My Collection
Created: 03-12-2019 at 11:11PM
Last Edit: 03-12-2019 at 11:18PM


Description:

Is branded "Smith-Corona" and "Silent-Super" (both with hyphens). Acquired from an Albuquerque resident via Craigslist. Was very filthy, required extensive cleaning and months of adjusting before it became a reliable machine. Has a wonderful typing action, ideal for stream-of-consciousness writing. Machine and holiday case still exude a faint unpleasant odor.

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I'm the proud owner of a collection of twenty three typewriters (thus far), all collected with the intent of being used. I also am a prolific blogger (http://joevancleave.com/) and YouTube content creator. https://www.youtube.com/user/JoeVCA/videos

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