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1961 Optima Humber 77 Serial # 2094900 1961 Optima Humber 77 typewriter, Serial # 2094900 Geoff Flash's 1961 Optima Humber 77 typewriter. 2019-09-02 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Geoff Flash: 1961 Optima Humber 77 Serial # 2094900 #260

Interesting stamp on back (2nd image) can't wait to learn more... anybody? (Thanks Richard...)
The fact that the Russian occupation lasted until 1949 should help to date this typewriter (or not). Turns out this is actually a rebranded "Erika 10".
The color name is "green fish".
I'll bet this one has a very interesting story...

CL/Lxxx

1961 Optima Humber 77 #2094900

Status: My Collection
Created: 08-30-2019 at 09:30PM
Last Edit: 09-02-2019 at 09:37PM


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#260

Interesting stamp on back (2nd image) can't wait to learn more... anybody? (Thanks Richard...)
The fact that the Russian occupation lasted until 1949 should help to date this typewriter (or not). Turns out this is actually a rebranded "Erika 10".
The color name is "green fish".
I'll bet this one has a very interesting story...

CL/Lxxx

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Optima "Humber 77" serial number location...
Optima "Humber 77" serial number location...

Optima "Humber 77" stamp on the back...
Optima "Humber 77" stamp on the back...

Optima "Humber 77" logo on the front...
Optima "Humber 77" logo on the front...

Optima "Humber 77" original info tag...
Optima "Humber 77" original info tag...

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