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1958 Olympia SF Serial # 5-130319 1958 Olympia SF typewriter, Serial # 5-130319 Alfred Kaltenecker's 1958 Olympia SF typewriter. 2017-08-13 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Alfred Kaltenecker: 1958 Olympia SF Serial # 5-130319 Nice little typewriter. Some like it, some hate it. This typewriter polarizes a little bit the collector`s community. Obviously the pros and cons depend on the manufacturing date, too.

I stay indifferent: The 11 CPI fonts and the printing quality are excellent, the lacquer quality and some mechanical features mean, the key touch a little bit spongy. Question of getting used to.

At the end of the day I prefer Princess, Gossen Tippa, Hermes and other ultraflats.

1958 Olympia SF #5-130319

Status: My Collection
Created: 08-13-2017 at 11:12AM
Last Edit: 08-13-2017 at 12:14PM


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Nice little typewriter. Some like it, some hate it. This typewriter polarizes a little bit the collector`s community. Obviously the pros and cons depend on the manufacturing date, too.

I stay indifferent: The 11 CPI fonts and the printing quality are excellent, the lacquer quality and some mechanical features mean, the key touch a little bit spongy. Question of getting used to.

At the end of the day I prefer Princess, Gossen Tippa, Hermes and other ultraflats.

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Collector with typewriter virus living in Austria. Fourty years ago typewriters were only standard office equipment for me. I was really glad to get my first but simple word processors in the early Eighties with delete, copy/paste and whatever wonderful functions. This fascination is over. Now I have returned to real mechanics.
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