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1955 Olympia SM2 Serial # 741080 1955 Olympia SM2 typewriter, Serial # 741080 Tas Kyprianou's 1955 Olympia SM2 typewriter. 2022-05-10 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Tas Kyprianou: 1955 Olympia SM2 Serial # 741080 Such a beautiful machine to both look at and type on. I own an SM3 and, to me, the touch is identical. This one has a dinky, Ellite 8 typeface which saved it from being flipped and has earned itself a place in my collection. The SM2s seem to be a lot cheaper than the SM3s. If you can do without tabs, then I'd say save yourself some money and get a hold of a decent SM2.

1955 Olympia SM2 #741080

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Tas Kyprianou (Tas)
Created: 05-10-2022 at 06:21AM
Last Edit: 05-10-2022 at 06:38AM


Description:

Such a beautiful machine to both look at and type on. I own an SM3 and, to me, the touch is identical. This one has a dinky, Ellite 8 typeface which saved it from being flipped and has earned itself a place in my collection. The SM2s seem to be a lot cheaper than the SM3s. If you can do without tabs, then I'd say save yourself some money and get a hold of a decent SM2.

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Elite 8 - apparently
(Whatever it is is really gorgeous)
Elite 8 - apparently (Whatever it is is really gorgeous)














Hunter: Tas Kyprianou (Tas)

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UK member living in London with Greek Cypriot heritage.
New to the hobby - December 2021. My collection now stands at 16 machines (how did that happen?!). My prettiest machine is an everlasting tussle between my Smith Corona Clipper and my Remington Non-Tab Portable. Like Bagpuss, they're both saggy and a bit loose at the seams but I love them. The utterly astonishing Blue Bird 18b has toppled my long-standing King of Typers, the Adler Universal. My Hermes 3000 Mk 3, 2000, the FACIT TP1, and the other Olympia SMs all regularly chomp at the heels of my top two typers and I count my blessings that I am lucky enough to have collected such a beautiful bunch if I'm honest.



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