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1968 Smith Corona Sterling 12 Serial # 6MLA-101055 1968 Smith Corona Sterling 12 typewriter, Serial # 6MLA-101055 Jestin Stoffel's 1968 Smith Corona Sterling 12 typewriter. 2023-09-20 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Jestin Stoffel: 1968 Smith Corona Sterling 12 Serial # 6MLA-101055 This was a typewriter that my grandmother purchased new for use by my mother and my aunt while they were in high school. I remember when I was young, my mother would barrow this from my grandmother each year to fill out tax forms. There is a container with correction slips adhered to the right side, but I have no desire to remove it, since it's something I remember from my youth. The typewriter is in excellent condition, except for the platen rubber which has hardened with age. No repairs have been done to this machine, and very little cleaning. I do not believe that it has been in regular use since the 1970s, and I suspect that occasional use ceased sometime in the late 1980s.

1968 Smith Corona Sterling 12 #6MLA-101055

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Jestin Stoffel (jestin)
Created: 09-19-2023 at 01:36PM
Last Edit: 09-20-2023 at 07:12AM


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This was a typewriter that my grandmother purchased new for use by my mother and my aunt while they were in high school. I remember when I was young, my mother would barrow this from my grandmother each year to fill out tax forms. There is a container with correction slips adhered to the right side, but I have no desire to remove it, since it's something I remember from my youth. The typewriter is in excellent condition, except for the platen rubber which has hardened with age. No repairs have been done to this machine, and very little cleaning. I do not believe that it has been in regular use since the 1970s, and I suspect that occasional use ceased sometime in the late 1980s.

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Here you can see the case of correction slips that has been stuck to the side
Here you can see the case of correction slips that has been stuck to the side


In this photo you can see a label (blurred) that contains my grandmother's name.
In this photo you can see a label (blurred) that contains my grandmother's name.
































Hunter: Jestin Stoffel (jestin)

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