About this blog

This blog is about the daily activities in a busy typewriter shop. I want to share with you the many interesting people who come in here, the beautiful machines I get and most of all the great typewriter stories that people share with me!

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Lots Of Typewriters Under the Tree

Here's a small sample of typewriters sold this week.

You don't see many Tab O Matics around.
This Sears Achiever sold yesterday.
A lucky young lady is going to fall in love with this beauty in the morning.
Another present under the tree.
Same for this one too.

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Are You Smarter Than A 10th Grader...From 1929

I like typing on this style machine with the keys laid out like a fan.

This is a nice view of the back

I really like this art deco style handle and plate on the case.

Sunday, December 4, 2011

The Mother of All Index Typewriters

This machine comes in a beautiful case.

You can still find these in good condition.

It is strange to figure out the letter positioning on the index.
             Please click play to watch a 1 minute video of me typing on the Mignon.

I took a little time to learn the index arrangement.

The typing cylinders and index are easy to change.

All I can say about this one is - I want this!

I still like to type on 1960's Smith Corona's