197X Consul 231 3 #231 328774
Status: My Collection
Created: 01-20-2015 at 05:41AM
Last Edit: 01-20-2015 at 05:43AM
I acquired this typewriter because it was cheap. What I didnÂ´t know is how thrased it was. I needed help to repair it because I couldnÂ´t make it work again. Fortunately, it was something like: "Consul? DonÂ´t worry, IÂ´m sure we can do something about it." You can guess who told me.
And indeed he could. Works perfectly fine, and it has turned out to be a more than decent typewriter. Pretty solid and stable, and it has a little quirky typeface.
The colour in the photos is quite unreal. I didnÂ´t have much time, and the camera just did what it wanted. The typewriter is in fact something like baby blue, not reddish, but the AWB of my camera thinks otherwise.
Hunter: Javier Vazquez del Olmo (Javi)
Status: Typewriter Hunter
The first typewriter I saw was my grandpaÂ´s Olivetti Linea 98 at the office. It was just a curio for me. Then I was given a Nakajima, which I didnÂ´t use and my grandfather took it from me because it was easier to handle than the bulky Linea 98. Now I own that typewriter, and I started a little collection in Valladolid, Spain. The Nakajima, which is "my" typewriter only returned home in 2017, almost 20 years later, when he wanted a better typewriter.
A collection that started small grew into something bigger, a nuisace for my family and a great source of satisfaction for me.
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