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Sunday, March 24, 2013

script series Olivetti

What do I mean by the lost patrol?  They started out as the Strike Force.  Here they are assembling for their mission.  LINK
Notice there's another SM-8 in that group. 

And here's the deployment

They could keep most of them but I'd like to have the Studio 44 and the Remington KMC back in the collection.  That's the breaks though.  I learned that in future I will stick to just giving away rather than lending.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

shopgoodwill scms (mostly)

In case anyone really liked the older Classic 12 I have, there's one like it on right now, along with a few other interesting variations of well-known models.  So I'm breaking from my script series to show them as they have a short shelf-life.

Classic Classic12

Classic 10?

Pride Line, which I still don't quite understand the classification.  As you recall from the other day, mine is a Corsair clone.  I used to think they all had script, but that has been disproved, though I don't know about this one. I didn't know they used the name on electrics.

And just because it looks neat, this boldly styled Sears

Monday, March 18, 2013


a more comprehensive comparison can be found at this link

there is a 1 to the left of that 4, I promise you.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Thursday, March 7, 2013


Can you see the shuttle trainer in there?  We did get in to see the gallery, but the interior of the trainer was for tours only and there were none scheduled today.

This made a few headlines around here.  Takes me back to a certain day in Zurich on a type-hunt.

And now a couple of leftovers I found on the phone from my last trip to the bins.

heavy-duty tape dispenser!  Too bad I never got organized about ebay or etsy sales, this would have come in handy.

Awesome logo too.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013


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