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1958 Olympia SM3 Serial # 1209602 1958 Olympia SM3 typewriter, Serial # 1209602 Paul Zagaeski's 1958 Olympia SM3 typewriter. 2020-06-01 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Paul Zagaeski: 1958 Olympia SM3 Serial # 1209602 Olympia SM3 (burgundy) 1958
* Bought Jan 4 2019 Craigslist $120.00 Anthony Davidson Consign Online Spokane WA
* Serial 1209602 Manufactured 1958
* Typeface Elite 11cpi serif
* https://typespec.com/olympia-sm3-typewriter-for-sale-325/
* "The machine features the type face Congress Elite No. 88, 11 cpi. This typeface is one of my favorites. When I see Congress Elite on the page, it makes me smile."
* https://munk.org/typecast/2011/04/23/1964-nomda-blue-book-olympia-font-styles/

Original condition: Dirty interior. Key with hypen/asterisk doesn't work at all. Ribbon vibrator sticks. Rear paper rest is bent and doesn't deploy properly. Platen button on right platen knob won't press in to release. Case hinge on right rear is yanked out, needs to be re-attached.

Restoration notes: Tom Furrier at Cambridge Typewriter fixed all the broken/bent elements, removed nail polish from the -/* key and reattached to type bar. Case hinge remains broken.

1958 Olympia SM3 #1209602

Status: My Collection
Created: 06-01-2020 at 08:22AM
Last Edit: 06-01-2020 at 08:24AM


Description:

Olympia SM3 (burgundy) 1958
* Bought Jan 4 2019 Craigslist $120.00 Anthony Davidson Consign Online Spokane WA
* Serial 1209602 Manufactured 1958
* Typeface Elite 11cpi serif
* https://typespec.com/olympia-sm3-typewriter-for-sale-325/
* "The machine features the type face Congress Elite No. 88, 11 cpi. This typeface is one of my favorites. When I see Congress Elite on the page, it makes me smile."
* https://munk.org/typecast/2011/04/23/1964-nomda-blue-book-olympia-font-styles/

Original condition: Dirty interior. Key with hypen/asterisk doesn't work at all. Ribbon vibrator sticks. Rear paper rest is bent and doesn't deploy properly. Platen button on right platen knob won't press in to release. Case hinge on right rear is yanked out, needs to be re-attached.

Restoration notes: Tom Furrier at Cambridge Typewriter fixed all the broken/bent elements, removed nail polish from the -/* key and reattached to type bar. Case hinge remains broken.

Typeface Specimen:

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