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1970 Western Auto (Brother) Wizard Automatic Serial # B0508919 1970 Western Auto (Brother) Wizard Automatic typewriter, Serial # B0508919 Brian Goode's 1970 Western Auto (Brother) Wizard Automatic typewriter. 2024-06-21 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Brian Goode: 1970 Western Auto (Brother) Wizard Automatic Serial # B0508919 Another Brother JP1 variant, 2nd version. The top shell detatches by way of delightfully over-engineered spring-loaded levers just in front of the platen knob. I really like the logo with the Western Auto "WA" logo in red and the inexplicable "atom" dotting the I in "Wizard".

1970 Western Auto (Brother) Wizard Automatic #B0508919

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Brian Goode (vinylspin)
Created: 06-21-2024 at 05:29PM
Last Edit: 06-21-2024 at 07:51PM


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Another Brother JP1 variant, 2nd version. The top shell detatches by way of delightfully over-engineered spring-loaded levers just in front of the platen knob. I really like the logo with the Western Auto "WA" logo in red and the inexplicable "atom" dotting the I in "Wizard".

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Hunter: Brian Goode (vinylspin)

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I am a retro post-punk meta-hipster, bassist, raconteur, techno-archivist, humorist, optimist, bon vivant and a fan of vinyl records, early 80's Japanese hi-fi gear, photography and obsolete but useful machines of all kinds. I am the proud owner of a 1970 Hermes 3000 and a 1940's Remington Rand typing desk.

I also created a typewriter image "filter" (see my avatar). It's written in Python and generates 65-character-wide images using over 1700 actual red-and-black-ribbon'd samples from my typewriter, meaning I could actually type them out myself on an 8 1/2" wide sheet of paper with 1" margins.

My dog Koa and I live in Buckeye, AZ.



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