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Entry for July 31, 2008
You don't see too much around the internet on OPTIMA portables, but I've created a page to show what information there is. One or two of these machines might surprise even seasoned collectors.
2008-07-31 23:44:43 GMT
Comments (5 total)
Dear Mr. Davis -2008-10-03 22:43:28 GMT
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Hi, I´m giving you a commentary so I can get in toutch with you. I haven´t read this blog, but I need to ask you something.2008-10-22 12:14:24 GMT
I´ve ben searching for a typewriter for a long time, and my boyfriend found one in his dead grandmother´s house that he gave to me when they sold the house. It is a grey, small typewriter by the name of Nippon p-2oo, the name written on the top of it. The ribbons have been used til their death, and I´m wondering if you know what kind of ribbons to buy for it. It is perfectly functioning, and I desperatly googled its name to find info, and found your webpage.
Hopefully you´re able to help me.
I have read a bit about the brand, are these type of typewriters rare, or did I get that wrong?
Is is even possible to find ribbons for it?
Please answer soon, I´m vary very thankful for your help:)
Hi Mr. Davis,2009-02-20 21:31:31 GMT
I'm a reporter with The Globe and Mail in Toronto doing a story on typewriter collectors for our newspaper; the story will run next Friday nationally in print and online. Would you have 10 minutes to tell me about your collection on Wednesday February 25th?
I look forward to speaking,
Zosia Bielski // Globe Life // 444 Front Street West Toronto, Ontario // M5V 2S9 // 416.585.5337
firstname.lastname@example.org // www.globeandmail.com
Dear Mr. Davis,2009-03-16 13:00:55 GMT
I have a typewriter of my grandparents of Smith Corona and would like to sell it. Have you any idea how I can do that, and what is the value of it (in the Netherlands)? The type is the familiar flat-topped large CORONA variant, first introduced about 1934, in a box.
I look forward to get a reaction.
Kind regards, Marguerite
Dear Mr. Davis,2009-05-27 15:38:41 GMT
I have a underwood typewriter but I can't find the production year from the serial number. I will be grateful if yo u can help with that. Here is the serial #: 603629-14
My best regards.