Witness the Classic Manual Typewriter for sale at Hammacher Schlemmer, a catalog retailer in the U.S.. Priced at $199.95 and sporting a profile not at all dissimilar to a late-model Brother, this machine is supposedly newly manufactured, "not refurbished" (as the catalog proudly states.)
Just for comparison's sake, here's my own machine: $3 from the thrift store, plus a can of automotive paint:
I bet $199.95 spent at someplace like Cambridge Typewriter will get you a better machine than this new "Royal" whatever-it-is, and will actually last, too.
I'm going to go ahead and get started gathering information, as it is never too early to do so. We are definitely going to have to set u...
Seen on Instagram . I believe it's an Olivetti! PS: I found the original source: PantoGraph .
Even though other typospherians have covered the issue better than I ever could, I thought I'd share some cinematic examples of mechanic...
The Privacy of Typewriters by Les Murray I am an old book troglodyte one who composes on paper and types up the result as many...
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