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196x Atlas (Nippo) Portable Serial # 705822 196x Atlas (Nippo) Portable typewriter, Serial # 705822 Nick Winter's 196x Atlas (Nippo) Portable typewriter. 2017-03-01 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Nick Winter: 196x Atlas (Nippo) Portable Serial # 705822 A cheap eBay find I bought just to see what a Japanese machine of the era was like to use. The bodywork with the cool gullwing spool covers was made of surprisingly solid (and heavy!) metal. Unfortunately, the keys and touch really let it down. The baby blue colour is fun; pity the paintwork is scratched and beaten up. I did test polish a spot, though, and results were promising!

196x Atlas (Nippo) Portable #705822

Status: My Collection
Created: 03-01-2017 at 06:43AM
Last Edit: 03-01-2017 at 06:47AM


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A cheap eBay find I bought just to see what a Japanese machine of the era was like to use. The bodywork with the cool gullwing spool covers was made of surprisingly solid (and heavy!) metal. Unfortunately, the keys and touch really let it down. The baby blue colour is fun; pity the paintwork is scratched and beaten up. I did test polish a spot, though, and results were promising!

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