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1956 Tower Chieftain Serial # 226926 1956 Tower Chieftain typewriter, Serial # 226926 Michael Bartelt's 1956 Tower Chieftain typewriter. 2020-11-24 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Michael Bartelt: 1956 Tower Chieftain Serial # 226926 Nothing says Italian-American quite like a re-branded Olivetti Lettera 22 especially for Sears. Like the Arrow is to the Quiet DeLuxe, the Chieftain is to the Lettera 22 - the same exact typewriter minus the tabulator. I'm a huge proponent of the crinkle paint job here - a departure from the Letteras - which is reminiscent of spicy brown mustard.

1956 Tower Chieftain #226926

Status: My Collection
Created: 11-22-2020 at 12:20AM
Last Edit: 11-24-2020 at 06:31PM


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Nothing says Italian-American quite like a re-branded Olivetti Lettera 22 especially for Sears. Like the Arrow is to the Quiet DeLuxe, the Chieftain is to the Lettera 22 - the same exact typewriter minus the tabulator. I'm a huge proponent of the crinkle paint job here - a departure from the Letteras - which is reminiscent of spicy brown mustard.

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