About this blog

This blog is about the daily activities in a busy typewriter shop. I want to share with you the many interesting people who come in here, the beautiful machines I get and most of all the great typewriter stories that people share with me!

Sunday, March 1, 2015

A Great Time At Our Type-IN


There's a few pictures of the venue called BSA Space.




Now for some pictures of the crowd.

My splendid friends from Maine setting up when we arrived.




I'm coaxing the eventual winner into entering the contest.





Here are a few pictures of the Boston Typewriter Orchestra.










                             Click to watch a short video of typing contest.

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Tuesday, December 30, 2014

A Navy Chaplain's Corona


This 1938 Corona Standard was used in the Philippines during WW II.

I'm told Professional Gear was stamped on personal items brought over from home.



This 1961 Royal Eldorado is a nice lightweight machine.

This 1964 Royal Safari is like new and was hardly used.


This 1954 Royal Quiet de Luxe makes a great first machine for a younger writer.

As does this 1949 Smith Corona Sterling.

A college aged guy got this 1960 Olympia SM-5 under his tree.

This 1929 Remington No. 3 looks like a perfect gift under the tree.






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Saturday, November 22, 2014

Underwood No.4 Repair And More!

A 1902 Underwood No.4 in very good condition now.



The linespace selector is on the side of carriage end cover.

The ribbon reverse is a lever below the advance wheel.

The smaller keyboard looks a little strange.


This 1936 Corona Special is indeed special.

The touch control is on the side of machine.

You can see why people call this the tuxedo model.

I'm warming up to typing on these Underwood Noiseless Portables.


Agent Eugene approves of this 1929 Remington No.3

Needless to say, I'm keeping this machine for myself.





This is one of my favorite stickers.


This tag is nailed to the faceplate. Wow!


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