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1966 Olympia SM9 Serial # 3077651 1966 Olympia SM9 typewriter, Serial # 3077651 Garrison Aa's 1966 Olympia SM9 typewriter. 2019-07-08 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Garrison Aa: 1966 Olympia SM9 Serial # 3077651 Craigslist find. Worked perfectly right out of the box. One of the most smooth typing actions I have ever experiences. Feels as solid as a tank. A few of these thrown at the Berlin wall could have toppled before 1989.

1966 Olympia SM9 #3077651

Status: My Collection
Created: 07-08-2019 at 10:24PM
Last Edit: 07-08-2019 at 10:25PM


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Craigslist find. Worked perfectly right out of the box. One of the most smooth typing actions I have ever experiences. Feels as solid as a tank. A few of these thrown at the Berlin wall could have toppled before 1989.

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Fresh from the craigslist pickup. Needs a bit of cleaning.
Fresh from the craigslist pickup. Needs a bit of cleaning.

Hunter: Garrison Aa (RooftopKitty)

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Long time typewriter admirer, newly minted collector. I was part of the IBM Boca Raton team that built the PC XT, the PC AT and IBM PC DOS (IBM's version of MS DOS). Little did we know that we were contributing to the shift away from these beautiful machines.

In those days (1980's) every admin bay at work had two IBM Selectric typewriters and our supply cabinets had fresh boxes of ribbons and type elements for anyone to help themselves. If I only knew then ...



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