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1964 Olivetti Lettera 32 Serial # 2556753 1964 Olivetti Lettera 32 typewriter, Serial # 2556753 Bill Guthrie's 1964 Olivetti Lettera 32 typewriter. 2020-12-23 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Bill Guthrie: 1964 Olivetti Lettera 32 Serial # 2556753 My preference is to purchase typewriters locally. However, when I saw this pristine example being offered at a very reasonable price, I went ahead a took a chance on a remote purchase. The previous owner, who was a collector of objects reflecting great design, had purchased this Lettera 32 many years ago to display in his home. While I'm in agreement on the beauty of this typewriter, I do plan to put it to good use while still admiring the design. (Just as with the rest of my typewriters.) Now that I have gotten the inside of this typewriter to be as clean as the outside, it's ready to go to work. I feel fortunate to have landed this example and will always be grateful to the seller, who packed the machine for transit perfectly per a video I had directed him to online.

1964 Olivetti Lettera 32 #2556753

Status: My Collection
Created: 12-23-2020 at 05:46PM
Last Edit: 12-23-2020 at 06:01PM


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My preference is to purchase typewriters locally. However, when I saw this pristine example being offered at a very reasonable price, I went ahead a took a chance on a remote purchase. The previous owner, who was a collector of objects reflecting great design, had purchased this Lettera 32 many years ago to display in his home. While I'm in agreement on the beauty of this typewriter, I do plan to put it to good use while still admiring the design. (Just as with the rest of my typewriters.) Now that I have gotten the inside of this typewriter to be as clean as the outside, it's ready to go to work. I feel fortunate to have landed this example and will always be grateful to the seller, who packed the machine for transit perfectly per a video I had directed him to online.

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I'm likely more of a casual typewriteaphile than a typewriter humter/collector. That said, what started with a single Olympia SM9 quickly expanded to include two more Olympia typewriters: a 2nd SM9 and a mighty SG3. I've now gone on to add other brands, but thus far I remain most interested in the machines from the 1950's - 1970's. I use all of the typewriters that I own. Typing out a letter, or typing almost anything for that matter, brings me a great deal of satisfaction. The typewriters themselves appeal to my appreciation for well designed mechanical devices.



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