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1961 Olympia SM4 Serial # 1778316 1961 Olympia SM4 typewriter, Serial # 1778316 Imre Deneer's 1961 Olympia SM4 typewriter. 2016-09-17 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Imre Deneer: 1961 Olympia SM4 Serial # 1778316 German made Olympia SM4 (I think), made for the Dutch market. It has a special key for ij and Dutch Guilders. A bit obsolete now that everything here is in €, but still nice and nostalgic.

The machine works magnificantly, although I did have to work a bit on it to make it work. The carriage lock was bent a little out of shape, blocking the shift key. When I got that problem out the way, everything that wasn't working perfectly before (margin release, carriage lock and shift), went back being just perfect.

After making these pictures, I had the platen renewed, because it was quite hard, and was making a lot of noise. The new platen makes the machine even more pleasant than it was, with its subdued tapping sound.

1961 Olympia SM4 #1778316

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Imre Deneer (iden)
Created: 09-17-2016 at 09:17AM
Last Edit: 09-17-2016 at 09:25AM


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German made Olympia SM4 (I think), made for the Dutch market. It has a special key for ij and Dutch Guilders. A bit obsolete now that everything here is in €, but still nice and nostalgic.

The machine works magnificantly, although I did have to work a bit on it to make it work. The carriage lock was bent a little out of shape, blocking the shift key. When I got that problem out the way, everything that wasn't working perfectly before (margin release, carriage lock and shift), went back being just perfect.

After making these pictures, I had the platen renewed, because it was quite hard, and was making a lot of noise. The new platen makes the machine even more pleasant than it was, with its subdued tapping sound.

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Hunter: Imre Deneer (iden)

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