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1965 Olympia SM8 Serial # 2883578 1965 Olympia SM8 typewriter, Serial # 2883578 Tom Beauvais's 1965 Olympia SM8 typewriter. 2017-05-21 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Tom Beauvais: 1965 Olympia SM8 Serial # 2883578 Michigan antique mall purchase. Nice condition, but missing the "A" keycap. Carriage ends same as body color. Tab set and tab clear on sides of space bar. Came with case. Paper holder snaps vertical very quickly by pulling out a small bar on back edge of machine.

1965 Olympia SM8 #2883578

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Tom Beauvais (TomA2Mich)
Created: 05-21-2017 at 07:56PM
Last Edit: 05-21-2017 at 08:28PM


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Michigan antique mall purchase. Nice condition, but missing the "A" keycap. Carriage ends same as body color. Tab set and tab clear on sides of space bar. Came with case. Paper holder snaps vertical very quickly by pulling out a small bar on back edge of machine.

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Hunter: Tom Beauvais (TomA2Mich)

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Changed my collecting priorities to portables except the Olympia SG3 with the cyrillic keyboard and my Underwood No. 5--those beasts are too heavy. Sold my earlier typewriters to a friend. I had too many. I use carbon paper for typefaces when the machines have faint ribbons. I take photos with my Canon Powershot SX50HS (50x optical zoom and macro settings). I find it difficult doing typeface specimens since I use a Corsair K70 RGB gaming keyboard plugged into my 15-in Macbook. I got it solely for the deep key travel. I have fun hunting machines in antique malls in Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana.



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