My two Olympia SM-9 portable typewriters


One from 1967, bought by my parents for my sister and I to use for school work. The other I bought at an antique mart last week for $21.  The new, old SM-9 seems to be from 1971.

left the new kid circa 1971 model, right the family original from I think 1967

De Luxe only on the 1967(?) version

Above the close detail view of 1971 model

I put a fresh ribbon in the 1971 version and it works well.

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Author: William J. Gibson

62 year old - writer/photographer Canadian, survived open heart surgery, received kidney transplant, sometimes dour, sometimes amusing, over six feet in height, severely follicle challemged

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