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20xx Generation Classic Typewriter Serial # N/A 20xx Generation Classic Typewriter typewriter, Serial # N/A Mei Travis's 20xx Generation Classic Typewriter typewriter. 2021-05-17 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mei Travis: 20xx Generation Classic Typewriter Serial # N/A This made-in-China "Classic Typewriter" tricked me into thinking it was a Brother, and won me over with its vegan leather and red velvet soft case , so for $10, I snagged it. It's a terrible machine! However it's nice to have something to take it apart and also put another typewriter inside the interesting case. My Lettera 32 now fits perfectly and looks even sexier against the hot red velvet. As clunky as this typewriter may be, it has served me well both as an educational piece and for a source of universal parts like springs and knobs for repairing my Brother typewriters.

20xx Generation Classic Typewriter #N/A

Status: Sightings
Hunter: Mei Travis (meilynne)
Created: 12-08-2020 at 11:45AM
Last Edit: 05-17-2021 at 12:03PM


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This made-in-China "Classic Typewriter" tricked me into thinking it was a Brother, and won me over with its vegan leather and red velvet soft case , so for $10, I snagged it. It's a terrible machine! However it's nice to have something to take it apart and also put another typewriter inside the interesting case. My Lettera 32 now fits perfectly and looks even sexier against the hot red velvet. As clunky as this typewriter may be, it has served me well both as an educational piece and for a source of universal parts like springs and knobs for repairing my Brother typewriters.

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Hunter: Mei Travis (meilynne)

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During the quiet summer of 2020, I longed to use a typewriter again. After some online research and browsing, two Brother machines landed on my doorstep. A 1971 Montgomery Ward's Signature 511D and a creamy 1985 Sears ultraportable both ignited a fire I haven't felt in a long time. I quickly found Ted Munk, the Facebook groups, and the rest of the typewriter online community, where I learned how to fix them and appreciate them. By summer's end I had collected 20 typewriters to cure my pandemic blues. Now I'm obsessed about the different styles, the mechanics & repair, and their important history. Typewriters are an endless source of fascination as a literary medium, for creativity, a tinker-fest for machine geeks, and they still contribute to the economy. I truly enjoy learning how to bring mid-century or later typewriters back to life, even the electric ones, while completely in awe of the unique antiques that folks brilliantly restore. It warms my heart that there are others, and here we are sharing the same passions about typewriters together.



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