Sunday, 27 September 2009

My typewriter!


As I went home this weekend I decided to bring my typewriter back to Nottingham.. here it is! As you can see the font is unusual, a 70s style font?! I just started typing a letter on it but then the ribbon seemed to stop working, and I really need to wind it on but have forgotten how to open the case! If any typewriter experts are reading this let me know! (It's probably simple!)


I also brought back a few records I'd forgotten I had!

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10 comments

  1. Blondie? Hurrah!

    I live in Nottingham while at uni but left my type writer at home so that it doesn't distract me from 'real' work. My favourite thing is the noises it makes.

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  2. ooh! i've never seen one with cursive/scripty font! fantastic! i typewrite letters all the time, even though that stuck up emily post says not to. bah humbug to her!

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  3. This post is so great. You have no idea. I love all of your posts and that's why I gave you an award over at my blog.

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  4. What a lovely font! I've never anything like that on a typewriter before. I wish ribbons were easily available here, are they easy to find in the UK?

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  5. This is a great font. I have 5 around the house, but none are 70's-ish, but I will say it looks like you can just lift the top and pick up the ribbon. Hope it helps!

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  6. Diana- Yes i worked it out, oops :) (I thought there'd be a button to release it or something!)

    Teacup - I think you can still get the ribbons from certain places here yep, though my aunt bought me this typewriter and ribbon a few years ago so will have to find out where the ribbons were from! x

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  7. Wow that font is amazing! Was that just how the machine types or was something added? Actually thinking this through sensibly it must just be the machine. V jealous!

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  8. Where did you find this typewriter ? I have never seen one with a handwritten style typeface before. Very unusual indeed. Lets us know where you found it! :)

    Many thanks,

    Nicky
    x

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