977 Brands 2385 Models 11603 Galleries 6686 Typefaces 6273 Patents
Home » Smith Corona » Courier CT » 198x #8YA394677
198x Smith Corona Courier CT Serial # 8YA394677 198x Smith Corona Courier CT typewriter, Serial # 8YA394677 Dean Cummings's 198x Smith Corona Courier CT typewriter. 2019-11-02 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Dean Cummings: 198x Smith Corona Courier CT Serial # 8YA394677 This Smith-Corona Courier is a baby blue, plastic bodied, portable manual typewriter. It has a clam shell form fitting case that holds the machine snugly in place when transporting. It has a ribbon advance system where both spools are turned, click by click as opposed to other systems where one spool turns freely. This model light to carry and easy to use. This was the third typewriter I've ever purchased.

198x Smith Corona Courier CT #8YA394677

Status: My Collection
Created: 10-31-2019 at 08:49PM
Last Edit: 11-02-2019 at 06:49AM


Description:

This Smith-Corona Courier is a baby blue, plastic bodied, portable manual typewriter. It has a clam shell form fitting case that holds the machine snugly in place when transporting. It has a ribbon advance system where both spools are turned, click by click as opposed to other systems where one spool turns freely. This model light to carry and easy to use. This was the third typewriter I've ever purchased.

Typeface Specimen:

Photos:

Manufactured at Kenrick Way, West Bromwich, England. Designed by David Oscar Chase, Phillip H. Stevens and Robert Metzner.
Manufactured at Kenrick Way, West Bromwich, England. Designed by David Oscar Chase, Phillip H. Stevens and Robert Metzner.

Smith Corona "Courier" and it's clam shell case.
Smith Corona "Courier" and it's clam shell case.

View from carriage return lever side
View from carriage return lever side

Right side view
Right side view

Label affixed to the underside of the cover plate
Label affixed to the underside of the cover plate




Hunter: Dean Cummings (Lancer)

Dean Cummings's Typewriter Galleries [ My Collection ] [ My Sightings ]

Status: Typewriter Hunter
Points: 102

Music school owner and novelist who enjoys communicating and storytelling using the power of a manual typewriter. I am definitely a fan of Joe Van Cleave's typewriter video series.



RESEARCH NOTE: When researching the Smith Corona Courier CT on a computer with lots of screen real estate, you may find that launching the Smith Corona Serial Number page and the Smith Corona Courier CT By Model/Year/Serial page in new browser windows can give you interesting perspectives on changes throughout the model series.