Month: May 2013
Request to Milwaukee, WI or very nearby Typewriter Collectors/Users
Typospherians near Milwaukee, WI – here’s your chance to drum up some more good press for our hobby! As posted HERE in the Yahoo Portable Typewriter Forum: Hello everyone, I’ve been asked by Meg Jones of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel if I’d be willing to be interviewed for an article on Typewriter Collectors. She asked […]
Staycation, all I ever wanted…
Monday night, and I have caught up on the Internet & emails. (:
Thunderbird, and the Evidence of The Eyes (Mercedes Corrected)
Robert Messenger’s research on the Selecta/Superba question.
Updated Mercedes Page with new serial numbers, and the debate over the K45 Superba…
This post by Robert Messenger piqued my interest over the Mercedes serial numbers in the Typewriter Database. They had not yet been updated with the newest information from Source #24, and so with Mr. Messenger’s post in mind regarding the K-45 “Superba/Selekta” issue, I delved into it. This is what Dirk Schumann had compiled from […]
Typewriter repairmen may be doing well in the US, but not so much in India
Here’s a story in the Indian Express that pretty much states that typewriter repair is a declining profession in India. It’s good at least that it’s booming in the States. http://www.indianexpress.com/news/key-skills-attracting-rust/1114954/
TWDB Manufacturers list additions and floppy disks and Petrus Aged Red
It’s the little things that make life worth living…
Drago’s gettin’ New Rubber!
Discussion Threads for Typewriter Hunters now available at The Typewriter Database!
Typewriter hunters now have a new tool to learn more about their machines. I’ve added the ability to add Comments and Replies to Comments to the Typewriter Gallery pages. Each machine has its own Discussion Thread, and only Typewriter Hunters can View the comments. Here’s the first Discussion thread started: Which was started on this […]
Coming updates to the Typewriter Database
646 Manufacturers and Marques, 540 Typewriter Galleries. Not too bad at all! This 50 a week thing was a heady rush, but then about 3 days ago, it all fell silent. The Hunters stopped hunting, and the fields resounded with the chirping of crickets. Inactivity makes me nervous, and when I’m nervous, I get creative. […]
Mystery Machine revealed, plus jerkface Brooklyn polititian wants to ensure typewriters are obsoleted!
I guess I threw you guys a softball yesterday with that quiz. You guys had it figured right off the bat, and Will Davis earns the nod for his fast, perfect guess. See, I thought I was tossing a curveball since I’ve only ever seen this style of case contain the early electric 5TE’s, never […]