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1966 Olympia SM8 Serial # 3164238 1966 Olympia SM8 typewriter, Serial # 3164238 Laurenz van Gaalen's 1966 Olympia SM8 typewriter. 2020-06-26 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Laurenz van Gaalen: 1966 Olympia SM8 Serial # 3164238 Heavily used SM 8 with a very smooth and light keyboard touch. Type is a bit wonky and the a is missing its tail. Has a recovered platen.

Given away 6/2020.

1966 Olympia SM8 #3164238

Status: Sightings
Created: 05-09-2020 at 05:46AM
Last Edit: 06-26-2020 at 11:16AM


Description:

Heavily used SM 8 with a very smooth and light keyboard touch. Type is a bit wonky and the a is missing its tail. Has a recovered platen.

Given away 6/2020.

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Hunter: Laurenz van Gaalen (Laurenz)

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I live in The Netherlands.
Most common typewriter brands over here are Triumph/Adler, Olympia, Erika, Olivetti, Remington and Brother.
I collect and restore typewriters to learn about their design and to write with them.



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