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A Word About Buying a Typewriter Online

  I don't know how many typewriters we've sold on our online store and shipped across the country but there have been dozens.  We've even shipped a typewriter as far away as Hawaii while shipping some just down the road from us. If you've never attempted to ship a large, heavy, fragile item before, it's a real challenge.  Generally speaking, it's always a bad idea to subject a vintage typewriter to the rigors of shipping but it can be done fairly successfully.  Over the last three years, we've learned the best practices of shipping a typewriter while also experiencing what it's like to have a typewriter arrive at your door that someone didn't pack well and see the damage that...

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Vintage Portable Typewriters Being Refurbished

I have purchased several portable vintage typewriters that I am in the process of refurbishing and that will be available for purchase in the next several weeks.  A few of those include: A Royal Speed King Portable Typewriter A Smith-Corona Silent Portable Typewriter A Remington Quiet-Riter Portable Typewriter An Olympia SM9 Portable Typewriter A Blue IBM Selectric I Electric Typewriter I have several more in storage but these are the ones that will be getting my attention soon.  All very nice machines.  Most will get a freshly recovered rubber platen!  All will receive a machine that has been thoroughly cleaned, lubricated, adjusted, and tested. If you're interested in any of these, let me know.  

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