1957 Optima Elite 3 #999186
Created: 01-05-2017 at 08:50PM
Last Edit: 01-05-2017 at 09:13PM
Russian Cyrillic keyboard. Sold by Martin Tytell's legendary All Languages Typewriter Company, to Norman Henley, who taught Russian literature at Johns Hopkins University. An obituary for Mr. Henley is found in the link.
Hunter: Richard Polt (richardpolt)
Status: Typewriter Hunter
Obsessive typewriterist, creator of The Classic Typewriter Page in 1995, editor of ETCetera 2006-2012 & 2015-, blogger, author of The Typewriter Revolution: A Typist's Companion for the 21st Century (2015). E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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