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1984 Olympia Orbit P Serial # 105-038013 1984 Olympia Orbit P typewriter, Serial # 105-038013 John Abbott's 1984 Olympia Orbit P typewriter. 2020-04-08 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of John Abbott: 1984 Olympia Orbit P Serial # 105-038013 #1128. This seems to be a typewriter that never existed. It was made in Japan. I cannot find a single reference to this, except in the shops selling ribbons. When I power it on, the carriage makes a horrible noise and stops in the middle. I get maybe 10 characters out of it before it jams on the right side. I like Olympias enough that I thought this might just turn out well. Sometimes a bet just does not pay off and this was one of those times.

1984 Olympia Orbit P #105-038013

Status: My Collection
Created: 03-28-2020 at 10:03PM
Last Edit: 04-08-2020 at 08:59PM


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#1128. This seems to be a typewriter that never existed. It was made in Japan. I cannot find a single reference to this, except in the shops selling ribbons. When I power it on, the carriage makes a horrible noise and stops in the middle. I get maybe 10 characters out of it before it jams on the right side. I like Olympias enough that I thought this might just turn out well. Sometimes a bet just does not pay off and this was one of those times.

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I started my collection back in 2017 when I found a 1993 Brother WP-1250, which was very close to the typewriter I owned and used to write letters home while I was stationed in Korea serving in the US Air Force (I later discovered it was most likely the Brother WP-1150, so I picked that up). In 2018, my wife took me to one of the local antique store and I saw an old typewriter that caught my eye. My wife purchased it for me for Christmas (a 1932 Royal 10). My wife and I decided to limit my collection to 5 typewriters, so I need to sell off my surplus.



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