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1953 Optima Elite Serial # 742818 1953 Optima Elite typewriter, Serial # 742818 Alexander Gehler's 1953 Optima Elite typewriter. 2023-09-17 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Alexander Gehler: 1953 Optima Elite Serial # 742818 I found this typewriter in Leipzig. A student recently owned this machine and gave it to me for a fair price. The Optima works well, but it's not a great typewriter. An ERIKA 10 of the same age (for example) is much more comfortable for writing.

Typeface: PICA

1953 Optima Elite #742818

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Alexander Gehler (Erika1971)
Created: 09-17-2023 at 12:22PM
Last Edit: 09-17-2023 at 12:37PM


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I found this typewriter in Leipzig. A student recently owned this machine and gave it to me for a fair price. The Optima works well, but it's not a great typewriter. An ERIKA 10 of the same age (for example) is much more comfortable for writing.

Typeface: PICA

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Hunter: Alexander Gehler (Erika1971)

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Status: Typewriter Hunter
Points: 261

I have been collecting typewriters since 2022. I now own around 50 of them.
I use typewriters every day, either for letters or my diary.



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