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197X Olivetti Lettera 35 Serial # A268631 197X Olivetti Lettera 35 typewriter, Serial # A268631 Javier Vazquez del Olmo's 197X Olivetti Lettera 35 typewriter. 2016-02-23 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Javier Vazquez del Olmo: 197X Olivetti Lettera 35 Serial # A268631 A sighting at the shop of my friend, the former chief of assembly line at the Olivetti plant in Barcelona.

This typewriter is waiting to be repaired, but since it was just there I asked if I could take a few photographs of it since (surprisingly) I hadn´t seen a Lettera 35 so far.

Not much to say about it because it´s not operative, but the design is quite nice, and although it looks like a heap of plastic the body is metallic.

The serial number is quite puzzling. It has nothing to do with what appears here at the Database, and I don´t even know if it´s a Spanish unit or a Mexican one due to that weird A-prefix.

197X Olivetti Lettera 35 #A268631

Status: Sightings
Created: 02-23-2016 at 11:23AM
Last Edit: 02-23-2016 at 11:27AM


Description:

A sighting at the shop of my friend, the former chief of assembly line at the Olivetti plant in Barcelona.

This typewriter is waiting to be repaired, but since it was just there I asked if I could take a few photographs of it since (surprisingly) I hadn´t seen a Lettera 35 so far.

Not much to say about it because it´s not operative, but the design is quite nice, and although it looks like a heap of plastic the body is metallic.

The serial number is quite puzzling. It has nothing to do with what appears here at the Database, and I don´t even know if it´s a Spanish unit or a Mexican one due to that weird A-prefix.

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Hunter: Javier Vazquez del Olmo (Javi)

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The first typewriter I saw was my grandpa´s Olivetti Linea 98 at the office. It was just a curio for me. Then I was given a Nakajima, which I didn´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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