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1976 Zeya 121-1 Serial # 4246 1976 Zeya 121-1 typewriter, Serial # 4246 Sergei Viktorovich's 1976 Zeya 121-1 typewriter. 2016-10-17 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Sergei Viktorovich: 1976 Zeya 121-1 Serial # 4246 Zeya - almost mythical Soviet typewriter, which is mentioned in the books of typing, but that no one saw)

If you consider that a typical Soviet machine is something on which it is practically impossible to print without going crazy, Zeya breaks all these stereotypes.
Being outwardly distinguished appearance in typing Zeya is very and very easy, pleasant and cheerful.

Structurally, the machine resembles Triumph Gabrielle. I think that it is based on one of his models.

Zeya has three line spacing, color selector (that is something surprising for the Soviet machine), a tabulator (which is also surprising because the Soviet portable machine is not equipped with a tabulator (except copies of foreign typewriters, as Zenit and Lyubava), and three-stage touch control.
The main body of the machine is made of plastic, the carriage body - of metal. The machine "packed" into a large plastic case.

This machine had troubles in step-mechanism - the effects of kick. To eliminate these I had to disassemble the whole carriage and adjust it again.

1976 Zeya 121-1 #4246

Status: My Collection
Created: 10-16-2016 at 03:54PM
Last Edit: 10-17-2016 at 06:59AM


Description:

Zeya - almost mythical Soviet typewriter, which is mentioned in the books of typing, but that no one saw)

If you consider that a typical Soviet machine is something on which it is practically impossible to print without going crazy, Zeya breaks all these stereotypes.
Being outwardly distinguished appearance in typing Zeya is very and very easy, pleasant and cheerful.

Structurally, the machine resembles Triumph Gabrielle. I think that it is based on one of his models.

Zeya has three line spacing, color selector (that is something surprising for the Soviet machine), a tabulator (which is also surprising because the Soviet portable machine is not equipped with a tabulator (except copies of foreign typewriters, as Zenit and Lyubava), and three-stage touch control.
The main body of the machine is made of plastic, the carriage body - of metal. The machine "packed" into a large plastic case.

This machine had troubles in step-mechanism - the effects of kick. To eliminate these I had to disassemble the whole carriage and adjust it again.

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