197X Smith Corona Pride Line Automatic 12 #6LEB-102809
Status: My Collection
Created: 06-03-2019 at 12:59PM
Last Edit: 06-04-2019 at 06:27AM
this is my first typewriter. stumbled upon it accidentally at a thrift shop in montreal, the machine was in a nearly perfect condition, it just worked and the quality of type was excelent as far as i could judge. paid $20.
the date code sticker is intact and readable: CN40445.
p.s. sorry for the poor picture quality and lack of typeface example, will fix that later.
Hunter: Ivas Tarasyk (tivasyk)
Status: Typewriter Hunter
i remember playing with typewriters when i was a kid, back in ukraine: for some reason that i couldn't explain those machines fascinated me. much later i fell in love with computers, taught myself to touch-type and became addicted (sic) to mechanical keyboards. later yet i stumbled upon an abandoned typewriter in one of thrift shops in montreal and couldn't get my eyes off it --- it was a smith corona pride line automatic 12, not a rarity by any means, but i fell in love.
however i'm not a collector and intend to never become one: i use what i buy and i only buy what i intend to use, and i just don't call this "collectioning". besides, so one typewriter is probably all i'll own... or two, you never know with those thrifty shops, haha!
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