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197x Smith Corona Profile Serial # 6Y699307W 197x Smith Corona Profile typewriter, Serial # 6Y699307W Michael Hoehne's 197x Smith Corona Profile typewriter. 2015-02-22 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Michael Hoehne: 197x Smith Corona Profile Serial # 6Y699307W Have you ever heard of a Smith-Corona Profile? It's easy enough to just change the color of the plastic that you squirt into the mold and print a different name on that paper table piece and--Presto!--a whole new typewriter.

Most of these I have seen are named Corsair, so shall we just use that as the generic name? Why are so many of them missing the ribbon cover?

On the bright side, this one has the often-missing carriage return lever spring in place, so the typewriter can actually be used. And the case looks nice.

197x Smith Corona Profile #6Y699307W

Status: Sightings
Created: 05-29-2014 at 02:26PM
Last Edit: 02-22-2015 at 10:58AM


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Have you ever heard of a Smith-Corona Profile? It's easy enough to just change the color of the plastic that you squirt into the mold and print a different name on that paper table piece and--Presto!--a whole new typewriter.

Most of these I have seen are named Corsair, so shall we just use that as the generic name? Why are so many of them missing the ribbon cover?

On the bright side, this one has the often-missing carriage return lever spring in place, so the typewriter can actually be used. And the case looks nice.

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