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1965 Olympia SM9 Serial # 2740332 1965 Olympia SM9 typewriter, Serial # 2740332 David MacGregor Barlow's 1965 Olympia SM9 typewriter. 2022-11-20 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of David MacGregor Barlow: 1965 Olympia SM9 Serial # 2740332 Cleaned , repaired and restored — this early-model SM9 has the Senatorial #71 typeface. Photographed here at my typewriter workshop in Hong Kong. I have restored a couple of post 1970s SM9s but this 1965 model is close to perfect. The carriage glides as if on butter, a light touch and consistent type. Outstanding.

1965 Olympia SM9 #2740332

Status: My Collection
Hunter: David MacGregor Barlow (dmbarlow)
Created: 11-20-2022 at 03:06PM
Last Edit: 11-20-2022 at 04:55PM


Description:

Cleaned , repaired and restored — this early-model SM9 has the Senatorial #71 typeface. Photographed here at my typewriter workshop in Hong Kong. I have restored a couple of post 1970s SM9s but this 1965 model is close to perfect. The carriage glides as if on butter, a light touch and consistent type. Outstanding.

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Top shot of 1965 Olympia SM9
Top shot of 1965 Olympia SM9

Raised front view of 1965 Olympia SM9
Raised front view of 1965 Olympia SM9

Close up of 1965 Olympia SM9
Close up of 1965 Olympia SM9

1965 Olympia SM9 in Hong Kong
1965 Olympia SM9 in Hong Kong

Inside the 1965 Olympia SM9
Inside the 1965 Olympia SM9

Opening the 1965 Olympia SM9 in Hong Kong
Opening the 1965 Olympia SM9 in Hong Kong

A fully-typed page using the 1965 Olympia SM9 with Senatorial #71 typeface.
A fully-typed page using the 1965 Olympia SM9 with Senatorial #71 typeface.

1965 Olympia SM9 on balcony
1965 Olympia SM9 on balcony

1965 Olympia SM9 typewriter test
1965 Olympia SM9 typewriter test

Hunter: David MacGregor Barlow (dmbarlow)

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