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196X Olivetti Studio 44 Serial # 482856 196X Olivetti Studio 44 typewriter, Serial # 482856 Mitchell Dayton's 196X Olivetti Studio 44 typewriter. 2023-10-24 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mitchell Dayton: 196X Olivetti Studio 44 Serial # 482856 This machine came to me as a Christmas present from my younger brother. It is in perfect cosmetic condition, and doesn’t appear to have been used all that much. Not so much as a tiny chip in the paint to be found. Only thing I had to repair, was a missing linkage in the line-spacing mechanism. Without the linkage, the carriage return lever just flopped around. Fashioned a new one out of some steel wire and its working just fine now. Also degreased and lightly re-lubed all of the typebar pivot points, which improved the heavy touch somewhat. Sports a blue ribbon currently. This example has a 12cpi Elite font. -EDIT- Adopted by TB Writers Plus in Dayton. I just wasn't using it much at all!

196X Olivetti Studio 44 #482856

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Mitchell Dayton (aphexteknol)
Created: 12-27-2018 at 03:32AM
Last Edit: 10-24-2023 at 04:43AM


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This machine came to me as a Christmas present from my younger brother. It is in perfect cosmetic condition, and doesn’t appear to have been used all that much. Not so much as a tiny chip in the paint to be found. Only thing I had to repair, was a missing linkage in the line-spacing mechanism. Without the linkage, the carriage return lever just flopped around. Fashioned a new one out of some steel wire and its working just fine now. Also degreased and lightly re-lubed all of the typebar pivot points, which improved the heavy touch somewhat. Sports a blue ribbon currently. This example has a 12cpi Elite font. -EDIT- Adopted by TB Writers Plus in Dayton. I just wasn't using it much at all!

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