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!

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Fall Type-In and More Shop Stuff

A rainy day brought us inside for the afternoon.

The winner got this pin and a Olivetti Lettera 31.

Vogue print on this Woodstock is a rare find.

Martin Tytell's dealer sticker is on the back.

His dealer shift key is very faded.

Typing in the courtyard of the Friends House on Beacon Hill.

This rebuilt Super Speed has caps only Bulletin Gothic type.

My friend Peter send me this page of L.C. Smith large type.

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Sunday, August 28, 2016

Boston Type-Out Saturday October 1, 2016

    We haven't had a Type-Out at the shop since last fall. I hope everyone can make it.
Bring your favorite machine and a friend!!!

Friday, August 12, 2016

Does Anyone Type In Middle English Anymore ?

Early SM9 w/13" platen and Middle English keyboard.

Second SM9 with Middle English keyboard.

Olympia Splendid 33 with Hungarian keyboard

Olympia SM9 with same keyboard.

It still looks like a brand new machine.

Being interviewed by Fox-25 Morning News.

These Torpedo 18 machines always look great.

Love the address here.

The cover is masking a Royal KMM

My 1930 Rem. 3 typed up this blog.

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Meet Tom Lucas - 'The Typewriter Man'

Typing at Speakers Corner in Hyde Park.

I never got tired of looking at Big Ben.

Tom Lucas on left, me on right.


It rained a lot in Paris so I typed in my room.

Ave-des Champs-Elysees

Also couldn't stop looking at the Eiffel tower.

We saw a bunch of stones in a big field. (Was so awesome).

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Friday, June 3, 2016

Corona No.3 Traveled The World In 1920's


and after.

Everyone is pleased with the transformation.

The last typewriter sold at Sears Dayton at start of WWII

Tag attached to typewriter by owner.

backside of tag.

Family from Nova Scotia bought this 1924 Corona Four.

Machine came with paper work, brush and oiler.

This 1932 Royal 10 is the best one I've ever seen!

These pictures don't do this machine justice.

1952 Royal QDL with Russian keyboard is being used by owner.

Sears Chevron is really a Royal Safari.

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