1966 Smith Corona Sterling #5AX430658
Created: 03-09-2013 at 12:26AM
Last Edit: 09-23-2017 at 09:38PM
Smith-Corona built maybe millions of these odd hybrid Super-5/Galaxy machines, and honestly, they really bring the best features of the Galaxy to the smaller and more attractive Super-5 body, and might be the best typewriter design ever in terms of being rich in features and simple to use.
This example has a 10cpi Pica typeface. Sold!
Hunter: Ted Munk (munk)
I am a scoundrel without a cause, and my swank outshines the sun.
I am a casual Typewriter Hunter residing in the sweltering deserts of Arizona with a wife, three cats and about 50 typewriters. My main hunting ground is thrift stores, and I rarely pay more than $10 for a machine. My collection consists mainly of portables with cases, and they stay in the cases unless I am actively using it (usually more than one at a time). I do, however keep a handful of interesting Selectrics, including a Composer and a couple of large Nakajima Electronics to use as daisywheel printers for my vintage laptop collection.
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