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1964 Sears Constellation Serial # S6LT101986 1964 Sears Constellation typewriter, Serial # S6LT101986 Thomas Wyse's 1964 Sears Constellation typewriter. 2022-09-21 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Thomas Wyse: 1964 Sears Constellation Serial # S6LT101986 A couple things about this machine are interesting to me. One, the letters indicate single, double and triple spacing, but since this is a script machine, the single spacing is actually 1 1/2 line spacing. Two, pressing and holding the backspace gives a perfect half space for inserting an apostrophe, etc. Not all the Smith Corona machines I've tried do this. A feature or an unintentional quirk of adjustment? It was dirty but cleaned up fairly well. It types fine. The platen is 97 Shore A, so hard, but not a rock. Purchased 9/22 for $10 plus $15 shipping. The only thing that's really wrong with it is that the gears on the paper support were damaged and do not mesh correctly.

1964 Sears Constellation #S6LT101986

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Thomas Wyse (tcwyse)
Created: 09-21-2022 at 04:35PM
Last Edit: 09-21-2022 at 04:37PM


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A couple things about this machine are interesting to me. One, the letters indicate single, double and triple spacing, but since this is a script machine, the single spacing is actually 1 1/2 line spacing. Two, pressing and holding the backspace gives a perfect half space for inserting an apostrophe, etc. Not all the Smith Corona machines I've tried do this. A feature or an unintentional quirk of adjustment? It was dirty but cleaned up fairly well. It types fine. The platen is 97 Shore A, so hard, but not a rock. Purchased 9/22 for $10 plus $15 shipping. The only thing that's really wrong with it is that the gears on the paper support were damaged and do not mesh correctly.

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