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1956 Optima Elite 3 Serial # 944319 1956 Optima Elite 3 typewriter, Serial # 944319 Mark Schrad's 1956 Optima Elite 3 typewriter. 2021-06-15 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mark Schrad: 1956 Optima Elite 3 Serial # 944319 I got this 1956 Optima Elite 3 in Lansdale, PA, in June of 2021. Solid, but a total mess when I got it. A thorough cleaning from top to bottom got it back into typing shape. Surprisingly nimble typer, for what one might expect from the old DDR.

1956 Optima Elite 3 #944319

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Mark Schrad (MLSchrad)
Created: 06-15-2021 at 06:03PM
Last Edit: 06-15-2021 at 06:04PM


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I got this 1956 Optima Elite 3 in Lansdale, PA, in June of 2021. Solid, but a total mess when I got it. A thorough cleaning from top to bottom got it back into typing shape. Surprisingly nimble typer, for what one might expect from the old DDR.

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Hunter: Mark Schrad (MLSchrad)

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