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1982 IBM Correcting Selectric III Serial # 27 6705 93 5222477 1982 IBM Correcting Selectric III typewriter, Serial # 27 6705 93 5222477 Mark Petersen's 1982 IBM Correcting Selectric III typewriter. 2018-01-01 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mark Petersen: 1982 IBM Correcting Selectric III Serial # 27 6705 93 5222477 Purchased at a thrift shop for somewhat high $35 this machine is full of little mechanical quirks and strange noises, margin lights flickering, clatters and wheezes. It might be haunted. I haven't stripped the foam out and do not intend to, if a better Selectric III comes along this one is gone. It does work though, and I need it for all the cool typeballs I have for it!
Motor sticker dates it to December 1981, maintenance paperwork says it was installed July 7, 1982... it actually had a birthday today of all days!

1982 IBM Correcting Selectric III #27 6705 93 5222477

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Mark Petersen (totallyyourtype)
Created: 07-07-2014 at 09:33PM
Last Edit: 01-01-2018 at 11:05AM


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Purchased at a thrift shop for somewhat high $35 this machine is full of little mechanical quirks and strange noises, margin lights flickering, clatters and wheezes. It might be haunted. I haven't stripped the foam out and do not intend to, if a better Selectric III comes along this one is gone. It does work though, and I need it for all the cool typeballs I have for it!
Motor sticker dates it to December 1981, maintenance paperwork says it was installed July 7, 1982... it actually had a birthday today of all days!

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Like most Selectrics this one has been busy.
Like most Selectrics this one has been busy.




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