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1968 Olivetti Lettera 33 Serial # 4616874 1968 Olivetti Lettera 33 typewriter, Serial # 4616874 James Gifford's 1968 Olivetti Lettera 33 typewriter. 2020-08-30 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of James Gifford: 1968 Olivetti Lettera 33 Serial # 4616874 I've been looking for one of these for a while. I wasn't looking for one with a missing left shift keytop, but what the heck. Needs a good cleaning and some work. Made in Canada, sold out of a shop in Montreal, Quebec. I see these branded in different ways, including DL (not marked as such on this machine). Neat black and red case. Doesn't seem as well made as earlier Olivettis.

1968 Olivetti Lettera 33 #4616874

Status: My Collection
Hunter: James Gifford (giffer)
Created: 09-09-2017 at 02:45PM
Last Edit: 08-30-2020 at 05:21PM


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I've been looking for one of these for a while. I wasn't looking for one with a missing left shift keytop, but what the heck. Needs a good cleaning and some work. Made in Canada, sold out of a shop in Montreal, Quebec. I see these branded in different ways, including DL (not marked as such on this machine). Neat black and red case. Doesn't seem as well made as earlier Olivettis.

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Hunter: James Gifford (giffer)

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I am a writer and book editor as well as a collector of typewriters. It started with an Hermes 3000 desktop, which I stupidly sold last year, but now another sits on my desk for typing envelopes with a beautiful sans serif typeface. I type every day on different machines in my collection, which stands at about 60 at the moment. Favourites include my two 3000s, a 1930s Smith-Corona Silent, the Olivetti Studio 44 (red case), and a crinkle, chrome-encircled Royal Quiet Deluxe. I have also been finding very inexpensive Royal 10s of late; I currently own three, two from the 1910s and the other a later model, and another (1931) I sold to a friend at cost for his son, who appreciates vintage things. I am always on the lookout for new and interesting machines and often trade or sell to try new models. Living and working in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.



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