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1976 Smith Corona Classic 12 Serial # 6LTV 582373 1976 Smith Corona Classic 12 typewriter, Serial # 6LTV 582373 Daniel Burgoyne's 1976 Smith Corona Classic 12 typewriter. 2021-11-06 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Daniel Burgoyne: 1976 Smith Corona Classic 12 Serial # 6LTV 582373 Purchased locally (5 mins from home) from original owner.

It was made in Canada. It has a French Canada keyboard, which seems to matter a lot when it comes to associating a serial number with a year of production. Serial numbers for Canadian machines do not follow US-made machines. Serial number 6LTV 582373 and sticker number CB 303.25

This machine came in the ugly but functional brown plastic molded case. Edit 2021-11-06: the hinge at the back is cracked half way so this case is probably kaput. I might try a repair with a piano hinge.

The year of manufacture seems to be mid-70's.

On this model, the cover does not slide forward--it has to be pulled up and completely removed.

Pica 10cpi typeface.

This is a recent model Classic 12 with :
- Two Changeable-Type keys (with a "1" key)
- Un-jamming key (arrow with /)
- Power mini spacebar rat-a-tat-ting the carriage like a mitraillette
- Tab bar with tab controls
- Half-space key
- No plastic tips on the small levers

1976 Smith Corona Classic 12 #6LTV 582373

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Daniel Burgoyne (Ixzed23)
Created: 10-06-2021 at 01:16PM
Last Edit: 11-06-2021 at 12:11PM


Description:

Purchased locally (5 mins from home) from original owner.

It was made in Canada. It has a French Canada keyboard, which seems to matter a lot when it comes to associating a serial number with a year of production. Serial numbers for Canadian machines do not follow US-made machines. Serial number 6LTV 582373 and sticker number CB 303.25

This machine came in the ugly but functional brown plastic molded case. Edit 2021-11-06: the hinge at the back is cracked half way so this case is probably kaput. I might try a repair with a piano hinge.

The year of manufacture seems to be mid-70's.

On this model, the cover does not slide forward--it has to be pulled up and completely removed.

Pica 10cpi typeface.

This is a recent model Classic 12 with :
- Two Changeable-Type keys (with a "1" key)
- Un-jamming key (arrow with /)
- Power mini spacebar rat-a-tat-ting the carriage like a mitraillette
- Tab bar with tab controls
- Half-space key
- No plastic tips on the small levers

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Hunter: Daniel Burgoyne (Ixzed23)

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Status: Typewriter Hunter
Points: 153

Bonjour! I am from the region of Montreal, Quebec and moved to Ottawa, Ontario in 1992.

Amateur watchmaker and machinist, I love anything mechanical, hydraulic or electric. I have restored American and Canadian clocks and small lathes, milling machines and a jig bore.

Most of my typewriters have Canadian-French Qwerty keyboards, with some exception for rare finds.

You may contact me at em325@ncf.ca



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