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1958 Smith Corona Electric Portable Serial # 5TE 163399 1958 Smith Corona Electric Portable typewriter, Serial # 5TE 163399 Liz Glenn's 1958 Smith Corona Electric Portable typewriter. 2021-12-30 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Liz Glenn: 1958 Smith Corona Electric Portable Serial # 5TE 163399 "Sage Scripto"

I acquired this from Duane Jensen (Phoenix Typewriter) in December 2021. I am simply delighted to finally have a SC Electric Portable (5TE) that features a script/cursive typeface. I do have other script machines but this is my oldest in my current collection. The hard platen has been recovered by JJ Short.

~ US QWERTY
~ Artistic Script #75 (12 characters per inch)

** December 2021 - CC-R/W **
** NOT FOR SALE OR TRADE **

1958 Smith Corona Electric Portable #5TE 163399

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Liz Glenn (Jasanna)
Created: 12-28-2021 at 01:10AM
Last Edit: 12-30-2021 at 10:09PM


Description:

"Sage Scripto"

I acquired this from Duane Jensen (Phoenix Typewriter) in December 2021. I am simply delighted to finally have a SC Electric Portable (5TE) that features a script/cursive typeface. I do have other script machines but this is my oldest in my current collection. The hard platen has been recovered by JJ Short.

~ US QWERTY
~ Artistic Script #75 (12 characters per inch)

** December 2021 - CC-R/W **
** NOT FOR SALE OR TRADE **

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Hunter: Liz Glenn (Jasanna)

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Just a "Typewriter Nut". I like collecting technologies from the past such as typewriters especially the ones with special/rare typefaces. There's just something about learning how things were made (& worked) back in the day!



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