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1976 Smith Corona Galaxie Twelve Serial # 6MLC-544744-H 1976 Smith Corona Galaxie Twelve typewriter, Serial # 6MLC-544744-H Matthew L Christie's 1976 Smith Corona Galaxie Twelve typewriter. 2022-09-10 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Matthew L Christie: 1976 Smith Corona Galaxie Twelve Serial # 6MLC-544744-H Obtained locally. It was in fair shape but really cleaned up like new. These style Smith-Coronas are a pleasure to work on and quite easy to disassemble. The platen is hard of course but with the easy removal getting them recovered is a snap! (Recovering the platen at a later date) The "Date-Code" is "iffy" as it is hard to read.

1976 Smith Corona Galaxie Twelve #6MLC-544744-H

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Matthew L Christie (Pinehill)
Created: 09-10-2022 at 08:21AM
Last Edit: 09-10-2022 at 08:29AM


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Obtained locally. It was in fair shape but really cleaned up like new. These style Smith-Coronas are a pleasure to work on and quite easy to disassemble. The platen is hard of course but with the easy removal getting them recovered is a snap! (Recovering the platen at a later date) The "Date-Code" is "iffy" as it is hard to read.

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Hunter: Matthew L Christie (Pinehill)

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Worked for the Eastman Kodak Company in 16mm & 35mm Motion Picture Film Finishing Production. Finished my career with 7 years in Kodak Photo-chemicals Production. Layoffs came and in 2010 I went to Keller International (Barber Chairs) where I honed my skills on the workings of import barber chairs. As of the end of 2021, I'm Semi-Retired and working 20 hrs per week at Keller International. Now I have time to work on all the typewriters I purchased in 2018/2019.

I received my first typewriter - a Royal (Silver-Seiko) SIGNET as a birthday gift for my 11th birthday on December 20, 1970. That typewriter got a lot of use (school papers, short stories, a try at a Novel) right up until 1982. Then was back into its snap-on case and stored away until 2018.

I was watching the last episode of "The Bates Motel" where the Handy-Man they had was down in the basement typing away on a typewriter. Something clicked. I went up and pulled my old SIGNET out and started using it. Then I remembered we had a family typewriter back in the early 1960. All I could remember is that out had green keys. Went on Ebay and purchased a 1950's Royal QDL -- that was so nice I went and purchased a 1941 Royal QDL -- and I was hooked on buying typewriters ... Royals, Smith-Coronas, Olympias, 1 Underwood & 1 Remington ... All these will keep me busy for the next few years. I like the year 1935 - 1975 -- with the 1960's being my favorite. (Now I just got to get them all up on the TWDB!)



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