Month: September 2011
I have not bought any typewriters lately. I’m just too broke. I do occasionally hit the Thrifts, and usually see untempting electrics or nothing at all. The only thing of note to turn up was this older Swintec. I’ve never seen a Swintec in the wild, so I felt compelled to take a snapshot. On […]
Yep, I didn’t buy it. This Voss was in at Bill Wahl’s Mesa Typewriter Exchange for a cleaning. *sigh*, I’d be really tempted if it were for sale. Also, this filthy dirty Underwood 4-bank portable with an interesting paint job. Pretty, but also not for sale. Bill did send me home with Ellery, by Hermes […]
I’ve tossed around the idea of creating a new Typewriter Serial Number Database to address the deficiencies of TW-DB. I’ve asked around a bit and it appears that TW-DB is no longer being updated or maintained by its creator, although it remains the best and most complete serial number database on the web. Those of […]
Carl The Barber, by The Sun City Girls. Yes, it’s about the guy that cut my hair. Another link on the band’s own website. Of the one hundred copies on blue vinyl pressed, I have one. I have no idea what it’s worth.