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1968 Olivetti-Underwood Lettera 33 Serial # 4616874 1968 Olivetti-Underwood Lettera 33 typewriter, Serial # 4616874 James Gifford's 1968 Olivetti-Underwood Lettera 33 typewriter. 2017-09-09 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of James Gifford: 1968 Olivetti-Underwood 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-Underwood Lettera 33 #4616874

Status: My Collection
Created: 09-09-2017 at 02:45PM
Last Edit: 09-09-2017 at 02:48PM


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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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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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