So, if “Pica” is a size, or more specifically any 10 CPI font face on a typewriter, then what is the typestyle that most of us know as “Pica”? Is it Courier, or does it have a name at all, or is it just designated as numbers by different factories?
Month: November 2011
I am Thankful…
Kipling Fixed (with video), plus Swissa Returns!
Inspecting “Kipling” the Noisy Noiseless
UPDATE! I’ve inspected the underside of the machine and found a brittle leather pad (or at least bits of it) which appear to be the mechanism for stopping the keys at the proper distance from the platen: As to where I’m going to find a replacement for this, I dunno. I suppose I could make […]
Relax, Dear Hearts – The Iron Lady Shall Live!
Maybe I will keep it… for awhile at least…
I’ve been typing quite a lot on this ’61 Smith Corona Electric today, it’s quite fun to play with. Although I speculate below on all the parts I want to strip off of it, chances are I’ll keep it intact as long as it amuses me. Like the Dread Pirate Roberts says: “Good night, Westley. […]
1961 Smith-Corona Electric with History!
Thanks – We’re looking forward to your reply!
Eleventy-Eleventy-Eleven (contains no actual elevens)
Underwoods, Monkey Wards and Nero Wolfe
Why didn’t you shoot him in the leg?
It does say something about the intelligence and moral integrity of the Typosphere that this question never came from you guys. Bravissimo! (:
Typewriter Hunting in the Aftermath of a Surreal Morning
Tonight was *interesting*…
I don’t expect you to talk, Mr. Bond, I expect you to listen to the radio!
*Another* Typewriter Repair shop in AZ?
I dunno why I keep looking at craigslist, when the majority of the ads are like THIS, but I occasionally check it and today I noticed THIS AD, offering typewriter repair and cleaning. It’s in the Phoenix area, so kinda out of my way when I have MTE just around the corner, and I have […]