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1964 Sears Celebrity Serial # 6ASB-115093 1964 Sears Celebrity typewriter, Serial # 6ASB-115093 Uwe Wachtendorf's 1964 Sears Celebrity typewriter. 2019-01-10 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Uwe Wachtendorf: 1964 Sears Celebrity Serial # 6ASB-115093 This Smith-Corona in Sears clothing has seen a few miles. Stuffed in the corner of its travel case was a receipt with the name of the person I bought the machine from on it. The thrift shop receipt showed that he had himself bought the machine used, in 1974, in Honolulu, Hawaii. He now lives in Toronto, Canada, which is where the machine currently resides.

There was one other thing about the receipt that struck me: Forty years ago he paid $15 for the typewriter, which was the exact amount he sold it to me for.

1964 Sears Celebrity #6ASB-115093

Status: My Collection
Created: 07-15-2014 at 05:57PM
Last Edit: 01-10-2019 at 10:01PM


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This Smith-Corona in Sears clothing has seen a few miles. Stuffed in the corner of its travel case was a receipt with the name of the person I bought the machine from on it. The thrift shop receipt showed that he had himself bought the machine used, in 1974, in Honolulu, Hawaii. He now lives in Toronto, Canada, which is where the machine currently resides.

There was one other thing about the receipt that struck me: Forty years ago he paid $15 for the typewriter, which was the exact amount he sold it to me for.

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