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Saturday, November 27, 2010

pent up typewriter posts

lots of pent up typewriter posts coming as soon as nano is complete, including this bulgarian Omega

Monday, November 15, 2010

my first olivetti is an underwood 319

made in spain rather than italy.
And surprisingly well represented in the collecting resources:
Machines of Loving Grace mentions it as a curiosity at the bottom of page
and there's yet another link to strikethru's blog
and this awesome post at Retro Tech Geneva

So I feel I'm in good company!  this one is already at work on the novel since the ribbon is pretty good.

Sunday, November 14, 2010


i had a little led light on the dashboard of the FP.
that thing feels like driving a Cadillac or a Lincoln.

Saturday, November 6, 2010

operating heavy machinery

No typecast today, too busy writing.  here are the machines used so far.

1964 Kmart 100 for the train
1958 SM-3drew admirers at the coffee shop

1971 SM-8 Senatorial (techno) font

1961 Hermes 3000 Techno
198? B -12

1948 KMC and 1967 SM-9 Senatorial


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