Is it possible to totally and completely forget that you own a particular typewriter? Apparently you can, if you bought it long enough ago and have enough others to occupy your attention. I totally forgot I owned this 1938 Remington-Rand Model 1, and just found it today whilst cleaning out a closet. It was a […]
Month: February 2011
Nifty! I found a place to display the typewriters from my collection which are not in my current typing rotation at home. The 9 machines that I was keeping stored at the office are now on display in the reception area. From top left to bottom right they are: “Blair” (Olympia Socialite), “Indy” (Tower Skyriter), […]
Wherein I show off some of my old handcrafted stationery and make vague promises to write real letters to more people. What looks like a sickly bluish color in this scan is actually metallic silver. It looks sort of trippy in real life.
Wow, it must be Olympia week at Goodwill! After my great find of the 1966 SM-9 yesterday, I hit up the other two Goodwill stores today, and lo and behold, I find another Oly SM-9, this time a 1968 model, for $9. Sadly, the case was missing, so I at first passed it up. Later, […]
Some strange force compelled me to stop by the local Goodwill store yesterday after work, a force that whispered insistently “There’ll be a nice, shiny black Voss waiting for you, i guarantee it!” (This voice has popped up regularly since I saw the pics of Duffy Moon’s beautiful Voss). Well, the voice lied, sorta. There […]