Friday, January 30, 2015

They Came in the Post

Last night as the rain started to fall I heard a knock at the door. I looked through the peep hole and I was surprised to see three packages. I had heard that these three packages would be coming my way from Alabama. Tim had mentioned it in his email.

I loaded the boxes into my car and drove them to school. What could be inside?


The excitement is palpable.


An Olivetti...


an Olympia...


and another Olympia.


It's raining right now, but in my classroom it's raining typewriters. More on these great typewriters very soon.

9 comments:

  1. Excellent models, and they all look like in mint condition. A super rainy day!

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    1. I agree. They look brand new! The donor (Tim) was very kind.

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  2. What a grand shipment. Those are all fine machines.

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  3. Fine machines, indeed. That vintage SM9 is one of the first I think of when getting ready to write another letter and am glancing around the office at the clamoring horde. It does its job with no fuss, sounds good. and it doesn't hurt at all that it is easy to remove and replace in its case - no messing with levers or sliding into invisible slots. Thinking about that one just feels good. Those others could be feel-good machines as well. You are doing no good to my resolve not to acquire more until i can service the ones I have already.

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    1. I am happy to contribute to the delinquency of a typewriter collector.

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  4. I know the feeling! My kids love it when new typewriters arrive.

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    1. This is good timing because several of the ones on the shelf were in need of repair.

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  5. That Traveller has been on my want list for years! Great looking set - thanks for sharing!

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  6. Congratulations on the additions to the stable!

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