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1970 Olivetti Valentine S Serial # 5925433 1970 Olivetti Valentine S typewriter, Serial # 5925433 Ursula Sadiq's 1970 Olivetti Valentine S typewriter. 2024-03-06 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Ursula Sadiq: 1970 Olivetti Valentine S Serial # 5925433 For Christmas 2023 my brother gave me this awesome typewriter, After some minor cleaning and a new ribbon it works like a champ. I think the right spool is not original, but no matter. I particularly love the 3 in this typeface! I am so thrilled to own the iconic Mid-Mod typewriter.

1970 Olivetti Valentine S #5925433

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Ursula Sadiq (Ursula)
Created: 03-06-2024 at 09:45AM
Last Edit: 03-06-2024 at 10:44AM


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For Christmas 2023 my brother gave me this awesome typewriter, After some minor cleaning and a new ribbon it works like a champ. I think the right spool is not original, but no matter. I particularly love the 3 in this typeface! I am so thrilled to own the iconic Mid-Mod typewriter.

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Serial is on the frame under the right platen knob
Serial is on the frame under the right platen knob



Made in Barcelona
Made in Barcelona

Guess I could clean it more
Guess I could clean it more


Hunter: Ursula Sadiq (Ursula)

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So it was the winter of 2023 and I found three typewriters in my basement. (I knew they were there, but I hadn't thought about them in years). So I pulled them out and fell in love with all things manual typewriter. In short order my aunt gifted me 2 more, a cousin set 3 my way, various friends were happy to unload typewriters from their attics & garages to my Home for Wayward Typewriters. ... So now, spring of 2023 I have a collection of 13 typewriters, in various stages of functionality, I have intent to fix them all, starting any day now. . . meanwhile, I am learning and documenting and dreaming



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