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1962? Groma Kolibri Luxus Serial # A18172 1962? Groma Kolibri Luxus typewriter, Serial # A18172 Richard Polt's 1962? Groma Kolibri Luxus typewriter. 2018-03-21 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Richard Polt: 1962? Groma Kolibri Luxus Serial # A18172 Towards the end of Kolibri production, a "Luxus" (deluxe) version was introduced, which packs a surprising number of features into a tiny typewriter, including a bicolor ribbon mechanism, touch control, plastic paper guides, up to quadruple line spacing (indicated in a small window), and a carriage lock. The carriage lock is automatically activated when the paper support is down; to release the carriage lock, you must push a button to raise the paper support.

1962? Groma Kolibri Luxus #A18172

Status: Sightings
Hunter: Richard Polt (richardpolt)
Created: 03-21-2018 at 03:59PM
Last Edit: 03-21-2018 at 04:00PM


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Towards the end of Kolibri production, a "Luxus" (deluxe) version was introduced, which packs a surprising number of features into a tiny typewriter, including a bicolor ribbon mechanism, touch control, plastic paper guides, up to quadruple line spacing (indicated in a small window), and a carriage lock. The carriage lock is automatically activated when the paper support is down; to release the carriage lock, you must push a button to raise the paper support.

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