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1955 Groma Kolibri Serial # 564135 1955 Groma Kolibri typewriter, Serial # 564135 Noel Charchuk's 1955 Groma Kolibri typewriter. 2016-09-07 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Noel Charchuk: 1955 Groma Kolibri Serial # 564135 Appears to be 1955 manufacture. Burgundy color, actually matches a ripe cherry as you can see. QWERTZ keys, with German letters.
The 4 and the T slugs are misaligned with the rest, but they seem to be mounted correctly, the tops are even with the ones on either side. the % strikes light on the left side but its partner 5 is fine.
Typeface is the Pica Imperialschrift 10 cpi

1955 Groma Kolibri #564135

Status: My Collection
Created: 09-07-2016 at 09:48AM
Last Edit: 09-07-2016 at 10:17AM


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Appears to be 1955 manufacture. Burgundy color, actually matches a ripe cherry as you can see. QWERTZ keys, with German letters.
The 4 and the T slugs are misaligned with the rest, but they seem to be mounted correctly, the tops are even with the ones on either side. the % strikes light on the left side but its partner 5 is fine.
Typeface is the Pica Imperialschrift 10 cpi

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I have owned and used typewriters since I was 12 years old, I bought an Olivetti Lettera 32 from the Sears catalog with money earned unloading a freight truck in the small town I lived in then.
The last machine I bought new was an Adler Tippa with cursive typeface, in 1980.



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