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1955 Olympia SM3 Serial # 605468 1955 Olympia SM3 typewriter, Serial # 605468 Mary Echevarria's 1955 Olympia SM3 typewriter. 2016-07-18 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mary Echevarria: 1955 Olympia SM3 Serial # 605468 This wide carriage Olympia belongs to a local community arts space. I brought it home to repair an unresponsive space bar and misaligned text and then returned it.

Thanks to the ample information available online, I was able to fix both issues. See links.

Serial number stamped on the bottom, on a rail near the back.

1955 Olympia SM3 #605468

Status: Sightings
Created: 07-18-2016 at 12:29PM
Last Edit: 07-18-2016 at 12:38PM


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This wide carriage Olympia belongs to a local community arts space. I brought it home to repair an unresponsive space bar and misaligned text and then returned it.

Thanks to the ample information available online, I was able to fix both issues. See links.

Serial number stamped on the bottom, on a rail near the back.

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Hunter: Mary Echevarria (Mech)

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Points: 1968

I'm a novice collector with a very small collection of mostly nonfunctional typewriters. I enjoy tinkering and repairs, so I am slowly but surely putting these typewriters back into service.



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