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1983 IBM Electronic Typewriter 85 Serial # 6714-11-7095463 1983 IBM Electronic Typewriter 85 typewriter, Serial # 6714-11-7095463 Ted Munk's 1983 IBM Electronic Typewriter 85 typewriter. 2022-01-10 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Ted Munk: 1983 IBM Electronic Typewriter 85 Serial # 6714-11-7095463 A weird Selectric III/Wheelwriter mashup - shaped like a Selectric, but much bigger, and has the brains and keyboard of a Wheelwriter. Uses both the 96-Char Selectric III typeballs and special proportionally-spaced "round dot" 96-Character typeballs. Weird machine. Nobody seems to like them much.

1983 IBM Electronic Typewriter 85 #6714-11-7095463

Status: Sightings
Hunter: Ted Munk (munk)
Created: 09-12-2015 at 03:43PM
Last Edit: 01-10-2022 at 03:37PM


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A weird Selectric III/Wheelwriter mashup - shaped like a Selectric, but much bigger, and has the brains and keyboard of a Wheelwriter. Uses both the 96-Char Selectric III typeballs and special proportionally-spaced "round dot" 96-Character typeballs. Weird machine. Nobody seems to like them much.

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Hunter: Ted Munk (munk)

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I am a scoundrel without a cause, and my swank outshines the sun.

I am a casual Typewriter Hunter residing in the sweltering deserts of Arizona with a wife, three cats and about 50 typewriters. My main hunting ground is thrift stores, and I rarely pay more than $10 for a machine. My collection consists mainly of portables with cases, and they stay in the cases unless I am actively using it (usually more than one at a time). I do, however keep a handful of interesting Selectrics, including a Composer and a couple of large Nakajima Electronics to use as daisywheel printers for my vintage laptop collection.



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