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1965 Smith Corona Electra 120 Serial # 6LE2-120200 1965 Smith Corona Electra 120 typewriter, Serial # 6LE2-120200 Mary Echevarria's 1965 Smith Corona Electra 120 typewriter. 2015-06-06 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mary Echevarria: 1965 Smith Corona Electra 120 Serial # 6LE2-120200 Spotted in the neighborhood junk shop. Though I am not typically interested in electric typewriters, this electric really won me over as I played with it in the shop.

A friendly, comfy little typewriter of a manageable size. It has a "Jeweled Escapement" complete with red jewel. The top cover plate glides forward effortlessly.

1965 Smith Corona Electra 120 #6LE2-120200

Status: Sightings
Created: 05-13-2015 at 08:30PM
Last Edit: 06-06-2015 at 08:56AM


Description:

Spotted in the neighborhood junk shop. Though I am not typically interested in electric typewriters, this electric really won me over as I played with it in the shop.

A friendly, comfy little typewriter of a manageable size. It has a "Jeweled Escapement" complete with red jewel. The top cover plate glides forward effortlessly.

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Serial number on right side below ribbon spool
Serial number on right side below ribbon spool

The "Jeweled Escapement"
The "Jeweled Escapement"

Cover glides forward - very nice
Cover glides forward - very nice





Hunter: Mary Echevarria (Mech)

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I'm a novice collector with a very small collection of mostly nonfunctional typewriters. I enjoy tinkering and repairs, so I am slowly but surely putting these typewriters back into service.



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