Just a few thoughts about our Type-In this past Saturday. Read the stories from the Round Robin Below! https://www.evernote.com/l/ABHsp_rR2SpC2pWMJ_sbKzcqzoXmEUWOeZQ https://www.evernote.com/l/ABHVEXGF3UZLdJZPfPpc3T0SHpSIzCHhZTU https://www.evernote.com/l/ABEjHn2v4DdNg4lk6Vu99kJ2RFiP6U3mohA
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...
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.
Attend our second annual type-in in downtown Lexington, KY! No matter your age, you're invited to this free-to-the-public event. Bring a typewriter if you have one. Unplug and experience the world of analog typewriters! Type a letter, create a poem, and find your inner writer/reporter! We'd love for you to come! When? Saturday, May 27. 4:00-7:00 p.m. Where? The Plantory (501 W 6th St, Ste 250, Lexington, Kentucky 40508) Cost? Free! What Else Should I Know? You could win a prize just by attending! If interested, sign-up on our Facebook page or email me (firstname.lastname@example.org). Take a look at some photos from last year's type-in!