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1964 Sears Celebrity Serial # 6ASB-115990 1964 Sears Celebrity typewriter, Serial # 6ASB-115990 Michael Hoehne's 1964 Sears Celebrity typewriter. 2019-01-10 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Michael Hoehne: 1964 Sears Celebrity Serial # 6ASB-115990 This is a pretty, white, Smith-Corona-built, Sears-branded, nicely-functioning typewriter. It works well and is in good shape except for a missing (at least) spring in the paper bail system. Note that the ribbon cover flips up in the older S-C fashion.

The actual color is more the white shown in some pics than the bluish in others. Note also the charming decoration that the previous owner had adorned the case with. And finally there is that protective tape that the factory put on the back side to reduce scratching during shipping, that the buyers often did not remove, which has now 50 years later dried into petrified tape that takes days to remove.

1964 Sears Celebrity #6ASB-115990

Status: My Collection
Created: 01-02-2014 at 10:30PM
Last Edit: 01-10-2019 at 10:01PM


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This is a pretty, white, Smith-Corona-built, Sears-branded, nicely-functioning typewriter. It works well and is in good shape except for a missing (at least) spring in the paper bail system. Note that the ribbon cover flips up in the older S-C fashion.

The actual color is more the white shown in some pics than the bluish in others. Note also the charming decoration that the previous owner had adorned the case with. And finally there is that protective tape that the factory put on the back side to reduce scratching during shipping, that the buyers often did not remove, which has now 50 years later dried into petrified tape that takes days to remove.

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