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197X Marx Toys Adventure Serial # J-5415 197X Marx Toys Adventure typewriter, Serial # J-5415 Benjamin Esh's 197X Marx Toys Adventure typewriter. 2024-04-16 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Benjamin Esh: 197X Marx Toys Adventure Serial # J-5415 Marx Adventure Typewriter. I found this randomly at an antique shop for next to nothing. It required very little cleaning and is in complete working order other than a few sticking keys, which were easy to fix. The original ribbon still works and types well.

The design and form factor of this typewriter and its case definitely emulate the Olivetti Valentine, with a shell case and the red body.

197X Marx Toys Adventure #J-5415

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Benjamin Esh (Besh27)
Created: 04-16-2024 at 10:14AM
Last Edit: 04-16-2024 at 10:57AM


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Marx Adventure Typewriter. I found this randomly at an antique shop for next to nothing. It required very little cleaning and is in complete working order other than a few sticking keys, which were easy to fix. The original ribbon still works and types well.

The design and form factor of this typewriter and its case definitely emulate the Olivetti Valentine, with a shell case and the red body.

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It is difficult to date this particular typewrite, but is likely early to mid 70s.
It is difficult to date this particular typewrite, but is likely early to mid 70s.

Hunter: Benjamin Esh (Besh27)

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I'm a software engineer in the Chicagoland area. I've been collecting "vintage" vinyl, computers, mechanical keyboards and typewriters since I was a kid. Born into an analog world, but grew up in a digital one.

My wife is a writer and I enjoy problem solving and puzzles, so naturally fixing I fell in love with fixing and maintaining typewriters and she then gets to enjoy all of these machines!



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