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I am a writer and book editor as well as a collector of typewriters. It started with an Hermes 3000 desktop, which I stupidly sold last year, but now another sits on my desk for typing envelopes with a beautiful sans serif typeface. I type every day on different machines in my collection, which stands at about 60 at the moment. Favourites include my two 3000s, a 1930s Smith-Corona Silent, the Olivetti Studio 44 (red case), and a crinkle, chrome-encircled Royal Quiet Deluxe. I have also been finding very inexpensive Royal 10s of late; I currently own three, two from the 1910s and the other a later model, and another (1931) I sold to a friend at cost for his son, who appreciates vintage things. I am always on the lookout for new and interesting machines and often trade or sell to try new models. Living and working in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


1940
Underwood
Student

Serial #S1331076

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1966
Royal
Safari

Serial #SA6548742

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1955
Smith Corona
Super

Serial #5T312369

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1928
Adler
Klein Adler 2

Serial #366185

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1945
Patria (Swiss)
Portable

Serial #50304

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1968
Royal (Silver-Seiko)
200

Serial #MC 8194709

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1971
Royal (Silver-Seiko)
260

Serial #1050156

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1971
Royal (Silver-Seiko)
Marksman

Serial #1371589

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1972
Royal (Silver-Seiko)
Signet

Serial #S 2266383

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1968
Royal (Silver-Seiko)
Swinger

Serial #NR 8068314

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