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1976 Olympia Monica Serial # 5038149 1976 Olympia Monica typewriter, Serial # 5038149 Kristian Faulkenberry's 1976 Olympia Monica typewriter. 2023-01-24 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Kristian Faulkenberry: 1976 Olympia Monica Serial # 5038149 I got this Monica about a year ago to dip my toe into the SM9 game. It is very similar to the new body SM9, including the basket shift but without touch control or tab stops. This was very dirty and doesn't advance the carriage correctly, but has a true metal body instead of the mostly plastic Triumph I have from the same time period. I have since bought a true SM9 so I will hold this for parts but thought I would attempt to get a type sample. It is a common Pica but the annoying carriage/escapment issues keep it from being used.

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1976 Olympia Monica #5038149

Status: Parting Out
Hunter: Kristian Faulkenberry (schaferhunde)
Created: 11-10-2020 at 10:49AM
Last Edit: 01-24-2023 at 07:50PM


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I got this Monica about a year ago to dip my toe into the SM9 game. It is very similar to the new body SM9, including the basket shift but without touch control or tab stops. This was very dirty and doesn't advance the carriage correctly, but has a true metal body instead of the mostly plastic Triumph I have from the same time period. I have since bought a true SM9 so I will hold this for parts but thought I would attempt to get a type sample. It is a common Pica but the annoying carriage/escapment issues keep it from being used.

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Hunter: Kristian Faulkenberry (schaferhunde)

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