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1966 Olympia SM8 Serial # 2991100 1966 Olympia SM8 typewriter, Serial # 2991100 Tom Beauvais's 1966 Olympia SM8 typewriter. 2017-05-21 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Tom Beauvais: 1966 Olympia SM8 Serial # 2991100 Nice portable. Bought from bookstore and refurbished by owner.

1966 Olympia SM8 #2991100

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Tom Beauvais (TomA2Mich)
Created: 05-17-2017 at 12:27PM
Last Edit: 05-21-2017 at 05:57PM


Nice portable. Bought from bookstore and refurbished by owner.

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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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