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1955 Smith Corona Sterling Serial # 5A582505 1955 Smith Corona Sterling typewriter, Serial # 5A582505 James Gifford's 1955 Smith Corona Sterling typewriter. 2016-10-30 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of James Gifford: 1955 Smith Corona Sterling Serial # 5A582505 Great condition, but keystrikes bent on left side.

1955 Smith Corona Sterling #5A582505

Status: My Collection
Created: 10-30-2016 at 07:34AM
Last Edit: 10-30-2016 at 07:34AM


Great condition, but keystrikes bent on left side.

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Hunter: James Gifford (giffer)

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I am a writer and book editor as well as a collector of typewriters. It started with an Hermes 3000 desktop, which I stupidly sold last year, but now another sits on my desk for typing envelopes with a beautiful sans serif typeface. I type every day on different machines in my collection, which stands at about 60 at the moment. Favourites include my two 3000s, a 1930s Smith-Corona Silent, the Olivetti Studio 44 (red case), and a crinkle, chrome-encircled Royal Quiet Deluxe. I have also been finding very inexpensive Royal 10s of late; I currently own three, two from the 1910s and the other a later model, and another (1931) I sold to a friend at cost for his son, who appreciates vintage things. I am always on the lookout for new and interesting machines and often trade or sell to try new models. Living and working in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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