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199X Nasco (Hitachi) NX-90 Serial # S872278 199X Nasco (Hitachi) NX-90 typewriter, Serial # S872278 Steven Kuterescz's 199X Nasco (Hitachi) NX-90 typewriter. 2021-05-03 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Steven Kuterescz: 199X Nasco (Hitachi) NX-90 Serial # S872278 Should be listed as NASCO(Towa) As far as I know NASCO is an acronym for National Advanced Systems Corp and is, or was, a subsidiary of Hitachi, mainly selling computers, computer peripherals, printers and electronic typewriters. The typewriter itself was manufactured by Towa Sankiden.

June 5th 2017:

I don't know why I failed to notice this before, but the ribbon cartridge for this typewriter is compatible with a "Towa Executive 77". The "anonymous" instruction guide is also a tell-tale sign that this is a Towa typewriter.
Therefore I believe the marque should be "NASCO (Towa)" - although I'm sorry to see Hitachi go. :)
I also have a thumbnail image (all I can find thus far) of a "Towa Executive II" that strongly resembles (but is not identical to) this NX-90.

199X Nasco (Hitachi) NX-90 #S872278

Status: Sightings
Created: 10-13-2016 at 03:58AM
Last Edit: 05-03-2021 at 09:00AM


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Should be listed as NASCO(Towa) As far as I know NASCO is an acronym for National Advanced Systems Corp and is, or was, a subsidiary of Hitachi, mainly selling computers, computer peripherals, printers and electronic typewriters. The typewriter itself was manufactured by Towa Sankiden.

June 5th 2017:

I don't know why I failed to notice this before, but the ribbon cartridge for this typewriter is compatible with a "Towa Executive 77". The "anonymous" instruction guide is also a tell-tale sign that this is a Towa typewriter.
Therefore I believe the marque should be "NASCO (Towa)" - although I'm sorry to see Hitachi go. :)
I also have a thumbnail image (all I can find thus far) of a "Towa Executive II" that strongly resembles (but is not identical to) this NX-90.

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Hunter: Steven Kuterescz (skuterescz)

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Perth, Western Australia. The best place in the world to be during a pandemic. But not an ideal location for a typewriter collector. My collecting interests shifted from mechanical typewriters to electronic. Theres something about the daisy wheel I like and there are more design variations than you might think. Still have few mechanical and electric typewriters. Running out of physical space ... ;)



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