Posted in Royal FPE (1958)

The Giving Up of Vanity

This big boy has been sitting, uncovered, for several months. He’s gone unused in that time because the 440 worked…

Posted in Hermes 3000 (1965)

The Incredible Gifted Dream Machine

This is a dream come true. I never thought I would own a Hermes. And this is thanks to Sarah…

Posted in Smith-Corona Galaxie II (1964)

Matcha Green Tea & Grass Stains

It took a new typewriter to bring me out of my blogging hiatus. The hiatus wasn’t planned. Other projects have…

Posted in Smith-Corona Sterling 1954

Wherefore Art Thou, Ko-Rec-Type?

I was fully prepared to declare this my most perfect typewriter, but I swear it has developed a motion issue…

Posted in Olympia SF (1967)

A Few Quick Brown Foxes and All Good Men

SF. Olympia SF. Yes, this is the era of SF as seen in a photo of Ian Fleming, creator of…

Posted in Smith-Corona Ultrasonic III

Capital C . See?

Just a quickie, an excuse to use the newly acquired “Judicial 10” Type A daisy wheel, one of the only…

Posted in Royal Quiet De Luxe (1949)

The Royal (Mis)Treatment

In my original assessment of this typewriter, I said there were a number of issues with this typewriter. What those…

Posted in Canon Typestar 4

Trick of the Grid

Well, this is fun! I was looking for a different type of thermal paper to try and happened upon this…

Posted in Olympia Splendid 33

The Wondrous Splendid 33

This little beauty comes from Sarah VanAllen, a Typewriter Club LIVE regular. We worked out a sweet deal to get…

Posted in Olympia SM3 (1957)

Typewriters of Comfort and Hope

Typewriter Club LIVE has been so rewarding for me to host, I feel it has grown far beyond the effort…

Posted in Olympia X-L12

Playing for We R Memory Keeps

I am in the midst of a live stream, a test of Zoom VS StreamYard.The quick brown fox jumps over…

Posted in Sperry Rand Remington Streamliner

Gangstering Springs and Other Things

I was going to say that I just finished up the second live stream on my YouTube channel, Poor Typist,…