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1957 Olympia SM3 Serial # 1053310 1957 Olympia SM3 typewriter, Serial # 1053310 Kyle Oelofse's 1957 Olympia SM3 typewriter. 2018-01-19 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Kyle Oelofse: 1957 Olympia SM3 Serial # 1053310 This particular SM3 is notable for its creamy white paint instead of the colorful matte paints worn by most of its sisters. It also needed its rubber grommets replaced as they had melted into unusable goop.

This one saw heavy use in its life and was not protected well; the photo doesn't show it clearly but the paint is chipped and scratched all over the place.

More photos are to come pending further cleaning.

1957 Olympia SM3 #1053310

Status: My Collection
Created: 01-19-2018 at 03:37PM
Last Edit: 01-19-2018 at 03:37PM


Description:

This particular SM3 is notable for its creamy white paint instead of the colorful matte paints worn by most of its sisters. It also needed its rubber grommets replaced as they had melted into unusable goop.

This one saw heavy use in its life and was not protected well; the photo doesn't show it clearly but the paint is chipped and scratched all over the place.

More photos are to come pending further cleaning.

Typeface Specimen:

Hunter: Kyle Oelofse (SaladKing)

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I inherited two Royal KMMs as a kid. Over a decade later I started actively collecting and repairing in 2015 shortly after discovering the existence of "weird" typewriters like the Blickensderfer and Hammond, and finding a destroyed Super Sterling to experiment on.



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