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1973 Olivetti Praxis 48 Serial # 5393105 1973 Olivetti Praxis 48 typewriter, Serial # 5393105 reine nust's 1973 Olivetti Praxis 48 typewriter. 2019-02-13 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of reine nust: 1973 Olivetti Praxis 48 Serial # 5393105 This typewriter came from the Schreibmachinenmuseum in Bad Soden-Salmünster that held the collection of Armin Eisel. A sad story, the museum opened in new premises in the summer of 2016, but had to close its doors in 2018. The collection was sold on line which gave me the opportunity to aquire a fine specimen of the Praxis 48. It was made in Ivrea and has a German keyboard. The charming 12 pitch typeface is called Quadrato. It was designed by Arturo Rolfo and initially intended for use on the Olivetti Valentine.

1973 Olivetti Praxis 48 #5393105

Status: My Collection
Created: 02-03-2019 at 02:17PM
Last Edit: 02-13-2019 at 03:14PM


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This typewriter came from the Schreibmachinenmuseum in Bad Soden-Salmünster that held the collection of Armin Eisel. A sad story, the museum opened in new premises in the summer of 2016, but had to close its doors in 2018. The collection was sold on line which gave me the opportunity to aquire a fine specimen of the Praxis 48. It was made in Ivrea and has a German keyboard. The charming 12 pitch typeface is called Quadrato. It was designed by Arturo Rolfo and initially intended for use on the Olivetti Valentine.

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