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196X Olympia Colortip Serial # 2026402 196X Olympia Colortip typewriter, Serial # 2026402 Kristian Faulkenberry's 196X Olympia Colortip typewriter. 2021-04-15 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Kristian Faulkenberry: 196X Olympia Colortip Serial # 2026402 Strange machine that spans the change from SM3 to the SM5, and has design cues from both models. From what I can tell, the colortip and the colortip S were training models but I can't find a key block like some other models have. Overall, I was very happy with this purchase, rare model, close by, low price! Possibly the best rubber I have seen on an Olympia. The platen and feed rollers are soft, the feet still have casting marks and are very grippy. Even the body washers are proper height. Cosmetically I can tell that this machine was used, but seems well cared for.

196X Olympia Colortip #2026402

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Kristian Faulkenberry (schaferhunde)
Created: 04-15-2021 at 11:24AM
Last Edit: 04-15-2021 at 11:29AM


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Strange machine that spans the change from SM3 to the SM5, and has design cues from both models. From what I can tell, the colortip and the colortip S were training models but I can't find a key block like some other models have. Overall, I was very happy with this purchase, rare model, close by, low price! Possibly the best rubber I have seen on an Olympia. The platen and feed rollers are soft, the feet still have casting marks and are very grippy. Even the body washers are proper height. Cosmetically I can tell that this machine was used, but seems well cared for.

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Hunter: Kristian Faulkenberry (schaferhunde)

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