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1968 Olympia SM8 Serial # 3499116 1968 Olympia SM8 typewriter, Serial # 3499116 Scott O's 1968 Olympia SM8 typewriter. 2015-10-14 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Scott O: 1968 Olympia SM8 Serial # 3499116 One of my Exes-

This was an opportunity buy - a low price but with no case. I didn't know it was an SM8 until a friend pointed out the difference between the SM8 & SM9 - manual tab sets on the back of the machine - just like the classic SM3!

This machine didn't need any work - it was clean and set to go from the start. The typing action is superb. I wish all my script machines could type this well.

The grey keys are a tad unusual, as most SM9's have black keys. All in all this has just enough personality to make it a keeper.

1968 Olympia SM8 #3499116

Status: Sightings
Hunter: Scott O (ScottO)
Created: 04-26-2015 at 04:48PM
Last Edit: 10-14-2015 at 03:27PM


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One of my Exes-

This was an opportunity buy - a low price but with no case. I didn't know it was an SM8 until a friend pointed out the difference between the SM8 & SM9 - manual tab sets on the back of the machine - just like the classic SM3!

This machine didn't need any work - it was clean and set to go from the start. The typing action is superb. I wish all my script machines could type this well.

The grey keys are a tad unusual, as most SM9's have black keys. All in all this has just enough personality to make it a keeper.

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Hunter: Scott O (ScottO)

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