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1960 Alba Toy Serial # 18679 1960 Alba Toy typewriter, Serial # 18679 Massimo Martelancz's 1960 Alba Toy typewriter. 2022-01-13 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Massimo Martelancz: 1960 Alba Toy Serial # 18679 An amazing small "two tone" typewriter produced in Italy probably between late '50s and early '60s. I could not find any information about this machine. Hard to find, more common the later model with squared bodywork, it was a toy so generally found in bad conditions and not working. This specimen, however, despite being a toy and the materials for the construction were not the most robust and durable, still works well, in capitals only, with a strange and tiny font .

1960 Alba Toy #18679

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Massimo Martelancz (max0407)
Created: 01-10-2022 at 11:08AM
Last Edit: 01-13-2022 at 03:54AM


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An amazing small "two tone" typewriter produced in Italy probably between late '50s and early '60s. I could not find any information about this machine. Hard to find, more common the later model with squared bodywork, it was a toy so generally found in bad conditions and not working. This specimen, however, despite being a toy and the materials for the construction were not the most robust and durable, still works well, in capitals only, with a strange and tiny font .

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Hunter: Massimo Martelancz (max0407)

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I have been an Italian typewriter collector for many many years. At that time, I loved very old typewriters from late 1800s to early 1900s. After a break of a few years I returned to collect typewriters but no longer so old, I prefer now the design of the 40's, 50's and 60's. Yes, I am an affectionate collector of Olivetti, of course, but I'm attracted to all the other brands from that period, not just Italian.



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