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1959 Olympia SM3 Serial # 1370154 1959 Olympia SM3 typewriter, Serial # 1370154 William Schwartz's 1959 Olympia SM3 typewriter. 2019-08-20 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of William Schwartz: 1959 Olympia SM3 Serial # 1370154 Found in a thrift shop and refurbished by Robert E De Barth in Lansdale, PA. This was our first manual typewriter. We had no idea what a great machine we stumbled upon. Great feel and just about a perfect Elite-sized typeface.

1959 Olympia SM3 #1370154

Status: My Collection
Created: 08-19-2019 at 07:09AM
Last Edit: 08-20-2019 at 05:14AM


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Found in a thrift shop and refurbished by Robert E De Barth in Lansdale, PA. This was our first manual typewriter. We had no idea what a great machine we stumbled upon. Great feel and just about a perfect Elite-sized typeface.

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Hunter: William Schwartz (WmSchwartz)

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I spent years recreating the look of old typefaces for various design projects. Who knew I could just use a typewriter instead.



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