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196X Smith Corona Electra 120 Serial # 6LEV 351214 196X Smith Corona Electra 120 typewriter, Serial # 6LEV 351214 Sebastian Kleinschmidt's 196X Smith Corona Electra 120 typewriter. 2021-01-08 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Sebastian Kleinschmidt: 196X Smith Corona Electra 120 Serial # 6LEV 351214 This is my fifth Smith-Corona typewriter and my first electric typewriter. This Electra 120 (serial number 6LEV 351214) is in really great condition with no real issues or dirt. It works quite well with a voltage converter though the keys ' , ', ' . ' and ' ' ' don't seem to hit the paper well. I'll have to check the mechanics. It also produces more noise than my 250, so I'll have to check if the wheels are properly aligned or if I might need new belts (they feel good though...). But it works great otherwise and it could turn into one of those typewriters I use regularly. It has the "Regency No. 80" typeface if I'm not mistaken, which looks quite nice.

I really like the fact that it is electric but still has a carriage return lever. And half-space also works without electricity but power-space and the normal space bar don't work without it.

196X Smith Corona Electra 120 #6LEV 351214

Status: My Collection
Created: 12-20-2020 at 03:12AM
Last Edit: 01-08-2021 at 09:36AM


Description:

This is my fifth Smith-Corona typewriter and my first electric typewriter. This Electra 120 (serial number 6LEV 351214) is in really great condition with no real issues or dirt. It works quite well with a voltage converter though the keys ' , ', ' . ' and ' ' ' don't seem to hit the paper well. I'll have to check the mechanics. It also produces more noise than my 250, so I'll have to check if the wheels are properly aligned or if I might need new belts (they feel good though...). But it works great otherwise and it could turn into one of those typewriters I use regularly. It has the "Regency No. 80" typeface if I'm not mistaken, which looks quite nice.

I really like the fact that it is electric but still has a carriage return lever. And half-space also works without electricity but power-space and the normal space bar don't work without it.

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SCM Electra 120 front from an angle
SCM Electra 120 front from an angle

SCM Electra 120 front view with logo
SCM Electra 120 front view with logo

SCM Electra 120 keys
SCM Electra 120 keys

SCM Electra 120 left side
SCM Electra 120 left side

SCM Electra 120 right side
SCM Electra 120 right side

SCM Electra 120 back
SCM Electra 120 back

SCM Electra 120 back view over ribbon cover
SCM Electra 120 back view over ribbon cover

SCM Electra 120 open ribbon cover
SCM Electra 120 open ribbon cover

SCM Electra 120 ribbon spools
SCM Electra 120 ribbon spools

SCM Electra 120 type slugs
SCM Electra 120 type slugs

SCM Electra 120 bottom
SCM Electra 120 bottom

SCM Electra 120 serial number
SCM Electra 120 serial number

SCM Electra 120 office supply sticker
SCM Electra 120 office supply sticker

SCM Electra 120 in case
SCM Electra 120 in case

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I'm a new (started in May 2020) typewriter collector from Germany and interested in various kinds of brands and types from pre- and post-WW2, particularly focusing on Seidel & Naumann (Ideal & Erika), Triumph-Adler and Smith-Corona U(my favourite brand!), although I own some other brands and am looking at some others (Voss, Royal, Remington). I particularly like portables, my favourite pre-WW2 typewriter being the Erika 5 and my favourite post-WW2 typewriter being my Smith-Corona Silent-Super.



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