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1968 Erika 42 Serial # 4256432 1968 Erika 42 typewriter, Serial # 4256432 Javier Vazquez del Olmo's 1968 Erika 42 typewriter. 2015-03-17 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Javier Vazquez del Olmo: 1968 Erika 42 Serial # 4256432 I like to keep all my typewriters active, but I got this one only as a collection item.

This typewriter is in excellent condition, and it came with manual, quick start guide and cleaning brushes. The price was unbeatable, and cyrillic typewriters are hard to find here. The big problem is that I can only vaguely understand cyrillic writing, and even if I learned that alphabet the keyboard layout is totally different. In this particular case, this is a Russian keyboard (the most common one), with a JCUKEN layout.

Anyway, it works perfectly fine. Precise and quick. I can try to write something, but don´t blame me if it turns out to be something like egkoshponjawa.

1968 Erika 42 #4256432

Status: My Collection
Created: 03-17-2015 at 05:53AM
Last Edit: 03-17-2015 at 05:55AM


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I like to keep all my typewriters active, but I got this one only as a collection item.

This typewriter is in excellent condition, and it came with manual, quick start guide and cleaning brushes. The price was unbeatable, and cyrillic typewriters are hard to find here. The big problem is that I can only vaguely understand cyrillic writing, and even if I learned that alphabet the keyboard layout is totally different. In this particular case, this is a Russian keyboard (the most common one), with a JCUKEN layout.

Anyway, it works perfectly fine. Precise and quick. I can try to write something, but don´t blame me if it turns out to be something like egkoshponjawa.

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Hunter: Javier Vazquez del Olmo (Javi)

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The first typewriter I saw was my grandpa´s Olivetti Linea 98 at the office. It was just a curio for me. Then I was given a Nakajima, which I didn´t use and my grandfather took it from me because it was easier to handle than the bulky Linea 98. Now I own that typewriter, and I started a little collection in Valladolid, Spain. The Nakajima, which is "my" typewriter only returned home in 2017, almost 20 years later, when he wanted a better typewriter.

A collection that started small grew into something bigger, a nuisace for my family and a great source of satisfaction for me.



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