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
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 […]
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. […]
It does say something about the intelligence and moral integrity of the Typosphere that this question never came from you guys. Bravissimo! (:
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 […]