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1960 Olympia SG1 Serial # 7-516992 1960 Olympia SG1 typewriter, Serial # 7-516992 Gerald Ambrose's 1960 Olympia SG1 typewriter. 2018-05-31 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Gerald Ambrose: 1960 Olympia SG1 Serial # 7-516992 Toward the end of March I went to an early season Flea Market and I spotted this from the back. I could not believe I was seeing a SG1.


I cannot figure out how to set up the end of line indicator on the table as it will not move low enough for the 11" paper I use.

The only real issue that this machine has right now is the deteriorating foam. Is there a good way to remove and then replace it? I'd be tempted to change it over to the kind of sound deadening used on an Olympia Portable or Smith-Corona portable as it seems to stand up well.

Serial number facing the user on the carriage frame is 7-516992; this is also on the machines frame when the carriage frame is removed.

Serial number underneath the carriage frame: 8-534431

Left the collection on 5/31/2018.

1960 Olympia SG1 #7-516992

Status: Sightings
Created: 04-03-2018 at 03:23AM
Last Edit: 05-31-2018 at 03:50PM


Description:

Toward the end of March I went to an early season Flea Market and I spotted this from the back. I could not believe I was seeing a SG1.


I cannot figure out how to set up the end of line indicator on the table as it will not move low enough for the 11" paper I use.

The only real issue that this machine has right now is the deteriorating foam. Is there a good way to remove and then replace it? I'd be tempted to change it over to the kind of sound deadening used on an Olympia Portable or Smith-Corona portable as it seems to stand up well.

Serial number facing the user on the carriage frame is 7-516992; this is also on the machines frame when the carriage frame is removed.

Serial number underneath the carriage frame: 8-534431

Left the collection on 5/31/2018.

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I started collecting typewriters several years ago and it started with a late 1960s Smith-Corona Sterling portable that I got as a gift.



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