UPDATE: Teeritz asked about his Basket-shifted Royal QDL, which does not have the simple single adjustment point. I took a look at one of my QDL’s and he’s right. Instead of the simpler adjustment that the basket shift allows, Royal went with a 4-point adjustment system near the carriage rails that is similar to the […]
Month: July 2013
Mini Type-In in AZ, while the Typerati party in London…
Will the circle be unbroken?
Deja Vu All Over Again – The Twin Brother
My other 1968 Monkey Ward 440T The 1968 Monkey Wards catalog that shows these 440Ts A Review of the Minolta Hi-Matic AF Adorama Step-down adapter, 52mm-46mm Interesting Note: If you compare this machine’s serial number to the other 440T, you’ll see that “Thunderbird I” (A8823345) rolled off the line in January 1968, and 37,088 machines […]
Postcards From The Typosphere!
Rob Bowker’s “Postcards From The Typosphere” can be yours now!
A little rain, a lotta nice sunset and cloud-enshrouded moon… and cat hair in my camera..
Frackin’ with the NSA and The Wonders of Carbon Paper
Shootin’ The Vege
Smith-Corona Classic 12 in Script! :D
OLYMPIA page updated and corrected at typewriterdatabase.com
The OLYMPIA page has been updated and corrected. OMEF 1980 expanded the serial number range of existing models (SM models gained *13* years of new serial number data and is now complete from 1950 to 1979!) In addition to expanded and corrected date ranges for SM1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9, SF & Traveller, SG Models and most of the […]
Typewriter Database Updates: Olivetti, Silver Reed, Addo
The Olivetti page has been completely redone. With the addition of OMEF 1980 and a re-examination of Schramm 1962, quite a few numbers have changed and a lot of models have been added. Additionally, I’ve added Platen Diameters and some notes from OMEF 80 that state in no uncertain terms that dating an Olivetti from […]
The OMEF Age Guides, 1971-1980: Brother Typewriters
With many thanks to Peter Brill in Australia and Rob Bowker in the UK, we have obtained copies of three known editions of the OMEF Typewriter Age Guide: October 1971, December 1973 and October 1980. A differently sourced copy of the 1973 edition is what was used as Source #6 by Dirk Schumann in compiling […]
Typewriter/Art: “Pope Leo: El Elope”, 1969
POPE LEO: EL ELOPE @ bpNichol.ca From the bp Nichol site: “While his initial attempts at writing in the early 1960s produced fiction and lyric poetry, Nichol first garnered international attention in the late 1960s with his hand-drawn concrete and visual poems—poems in which he brilliantly works against the conventions of the traditional lyric poem […]
Found me a camera repair guy, plus more Thrift Store Photo Gear
Arizona Camera Works 3120 North Arizona Avenue # 104, Chandler, AZ 85225 (not 3150!!!) (480) 926-0282