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A man of the cloth and the steel he wields

Happy Valentine’s Day, Typosphere!

This is the last 7 pictures on my phone:

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Seller covered the shipping box in vintage sheets of low-denomination stamps, and still had to buy an additional 8 cents of postage on a label.

Seller covered the shipping box in vintage sheets of low-denomination stamps, and still had to buy an additional 8 cents of postage on a label.

An ebay find, 3 silk purple ribbons on metal spools, made in 1966 and still sealed. Yes, I opened one, yes I put it in a typewriter. It works, sort of.

An ebay find, 3 silk purple ribbons on metal spools, made in 1966 and still sealed. Yes, I opened one, yes I put it in a typewriter. It works, sort of.

Yellow Tag half-off day made this a $5 find! :D

Yellow Tag half-off day made this a $5 find! :D

This 1960's-era movie screen is exactly the right size to hang the Type-in banner from. It also makes a great backdrop for typewriter pics...

This 1960’s-era movie screen is exactly the right size to hang the Type-in banner from. It also makes a great backdrop for typewriter pics…

Mail-ordered this part, an essential bit of my "Tripod-mounted Empire Aristocrat" project...

Mail-ordered this part, an essential bit of my “Tripod-mounted Empire Aristocrat” project…

Recent posts in the Typosphere celebrating phone number indexers made me weak for this $2 find. A Typewriter Telephone Indexer!

Recent posts in the Typosphere celebrating phone number indexers made me weak for this $2 find. A Typewriter Telephone Indexer!

Updated: February 14, 2013 — 9:38 pm

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  1. Some interesting finds.

    I bought 3 of those ribbons also a few weeks ago. One of them was dry and the rest ok. I will be restoring them with WD-40 or diluted castor oil.

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