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1957 Olympia SM3 Serial # 1069522 1957 Olympia SM3 typewriter, Serial # 1069522 John Cooper's 1957 Olympia SM3 typewriter. 2018-09-25 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of John Cooper: 1957 Olympia SM3 Serial # 1069522 This beautiful brown SM3 with brown key tops was purchased from a longtime local owner in June 2018. She'd had it in the 1980s and typed her thesis on it; she'd had it professionally serviced at that time and had stored it carefully since. It's still clean as a whistle, with shiny rails and fixtures, and works great. Uses Olympia's #8 Elite typeface.

1957 Olympia SM3 #1069522

Status: My Collection
Created: 08-10-2018 at 09:31PM
Last Edit: 09-25-2018 at 02:04PM


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This beautiful brown SM3 with brown key tops was purchased from a longtime local owner in June 2018. She'd had it in the 1980s and typed her thesis on it; she'd had it professionally serviced at that time and had stored it carefully since. It's still clean as a whistle, with shiny rails and fixtures, and works great. Uses Olympia's #8 Elite typeface.

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Hunter: John Cooper (johntheeditor)

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Resident of Portland, Oregon since 2015. Mostly interested in semi-portables of the '30s, '40s, and '50s (the late glass key top through late pre-electric eras), with a special interest in unusual or distinctive typefaces other than techno and script. Always learning!



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