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198X Erika 115 Serial # 6364632 198X Erika 115 typewriter, Serial # 6364632 Brian Goode's 198X Erika 115 typewriter. 2021-07-19 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Brian Goode: 198X Erika 115 Serial # 6364632 Affectionately referred to (by me) as the "Tonka Truck Typewriter", this is just a weird, silly machine and I love it. The plastic "bowl" on the bottom serves no obvious purpose, other than to look cool. Co-branded as a Robotron, I rank this typewriter as the one most likely to come to life and attack when machines rebel and begin the extermination of the human race. The red dot on the spacebar indicates the existence of a power-space feature. Press down a little for one space, press it down further and it will continuously space until you release it.

198X Erika 115 #6364632

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Brian Goode (vinylspin)
Created: 07-19-2021 at 09:50AM
Last Edit: 07-19-2021 at 03:25PM


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Affectionately referred to (by me) as the "Tonka Truck Typewriter", this is just a weird, silly machine and I love it. The plastic "bowl" on the bottom serves no obvious purpose, other than to look cool. Co-branded as a Robotron, I rank this typewriter as the one most likely to come to life and attack when machines rebel and begin the extermination of the human race. The red dot on the spacebar indicates the existence of a power-space feature. Press down a little for one space, press it down further and it will continuously space until you release it.

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This  is from a Hungarian typewriter manual/lesson book that came with it.
This is from a Hungarian typewriter manual/lesson book that came with it.



Hunter: Brian Goode (vinylspin)

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I am a retro post-punk meta-hipster, bassist, raconteur, techno-archivist, humorist, optimist, bon vivant and a fan of vinyl records, early 80's Japanese hi-fi gear, photography and obsolete but useful machines of all kinds. I am the proud owner of a 1970 Hermes 3000 and a 1940's Remington Rand typing desk.

I also created a typewriter image "filter" (see my avatar). It's written in Python and generates 65-character-wide images using over 1700 actual red-and-black-ribbon'd samples from my typewriter, meaning I could actually type them out myself on an 8 1/2" wide sheet of paper with 1" margins.

My dog Koa and I live in Buckeye, AZ.



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