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195x Olympia SM3 Funktionsmodell Serial # 169 195x Olympia SM3 Funktionsmodell typewriter, Serial # 169 Paolo Dal Chiele's 195x Olympia SM3 Funktionsmodell typewriter. 2020-08-07 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Paolo Dal Chiele: 195x Olympia SM3 Funktionsmodell Serial # 169 Olympia portables may have not been the best looking, the most refined or the ones providing the best typing experience, but their mechanics is one of the best example of rigorous, effective, and even elegant typewriters design. Nothing is over or under engineered, everything is fit for the intended purpose, permanently refined in over fifty years of production.
All qualities that the Funkionsmodell proudly shows ...

195x Olympia SM3 Funktionsmodell #169

Status: My Collection
Created: 08-07-2020 at 11:10AM
Last Edit: 08-07-2020 at 11:14AM


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Olympia portables may have not been the best looking, the most refined or the ones providing the best typing experience, but their mechanics is one of the best example of rigorous, effective, and even elegant typewriters design. Nothing is over or under engineered, everything is fit for the intended purpose, permanently refined in over fifty years of production.
All qualities that the Funkionsmodell proudly shows ...

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Interested in historic motoring and vintage cars, I received a typewriter as a bonus when I bought and old off-road car. The previous owner had found somewhere a typewriter produced for the German army and when he sold me the car he gave me the typewriter too. As I learned later, it was a1961 Olympia SM7 Robust..
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