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1941 Olivetti Studio 42 Serial # 542564 1941 Olivetti Studio 42 typewriter, Serial # 542564 Septimus Clark's 1941 Olivetti Studio 42 typewriter. 2020-11-26 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Septimus Clark: 1941 Olivetti Studio 42 Serial # 542564 A while back I found a lovely ode to the Studio 42 that someone had put up online. A real eloquent piece of writing too! Among other plaudits, it compared the machine to a number of others from the same era - a sort of aesthetic beauty contest. The runner-up was the chrome lined Royal DeLuxe, but by this person's reckoning the Olivetti won hands down. Based on industrial design alone, they put it out in front of the rest by a couple furlongs. Well then, I hadda have one! I'm a sucker that way, but boy-o-boy he/she was right! I found this one on Etsy, sold by a fellow in the Netherlands. The case needed some serious restoration and the machine itself had some not inconsiderable cosmetic issues, but once cleaned up OMG can this thing type!

1941 Olivetti Studio 42 #542564

Status: My Collection
Created: 11-22-2020 at 08:22PM
Last Edit: 11-26-2020 at 02:15PM


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A while back I found a lovely ode to the Studio 42 that someone had put up online. A real eloquent piece of writing too! Among other plaudits, it compared the machine to a number of others from the same era - a sort of aesthetic beauty contest. The runner-up was the chrome lined Royal DeLuxe, but by this person's reckoning the Olivetti won hands down. Based on industrial design alone, they put it out in front of the rest by a couple furlongs. Well then, I hadda have one! I'm a sucker that way, but boy-o-boy he/she was right! I found this one on Etsy, sold by a fellow in the Netherlands. The case needed some serious restoration and the machine itself had some not inconsiderable cosmetic issues, but once cleaned up OMG can this thing type!

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