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197x Smith Corona Sterling Automatic 12 Serial # 3LRC190256 197x Smith Corona Sterling Automatic 12 typewriter, Serial # 3LRC190256 Michael Hoehne's 197x Smith Corona Sterling Automatic 12 typewriter. 2020-08-22 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Michael Hoehne: 197x Smith Corona Sterling Automatic 12 Serial # 3LRC190256 Not much to say about this one---parts machine from a yard sale, but it did come with that nice Smith-Corona soft vinyl case. Unusual styling and unusual dark teal color. Let me know how you like it.

There is one Change-A-Type key, the 1/4 over 1/2. but it is not obvious at all and the ribbon color selector is cryptic, too.

The type sample shows that the upper case function does not work and the lower case one isn't much better. Space doesn't work and the advance is erratic anyway. Etc.

197x Smith Corona Sterling Automatic 12 #3LRC190256

Status: My Collection
Created: 07-19-2015 at 08:56AM
Last Edit: 08-22-2020 at 04:26PM


Description:

Not much to say about this one---parts machine from a yard sale, but it did come with that nice Smith-Corona soft vinyl case. Unusual styling and unusual dark teal color. Let me know how you like it.

There is one Change-A-Type key, the 1/4 over 1/2. but it is not obvious at all and the ribbon color selector is cryptic, too.

The type sample shows that the upper case function does not work and the lower case one isn't much better. Space doesn't work and the advance is erratic anyway. Etc.

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... the famous Smith-Corona soft case ...
... the famous Smith-Corona soft case ...




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