Posted in Royal Citadel (1963)

Welcome the Citadel!

Welcome to the latest member of the family! The Royal Citadel is distinct from other members of the Halberg lineage…

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 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,…

Posted in Smith-Corona Sterling 1954

Typewriter Club LIVE… on YouTube

Well, that was fun! This morning I hosted a typewriter club live stream on my YouTube channel. It being the…

Posted in Sperry Rand Remington Streamliner

If Aquaman Had a Typewriter

Time for another Local Typewriter Club meeting. Spent the first hour chatting, and now it’s time for typing! As we…

Posted in Royal Companion (1962)

Local Typewriter Club

Is this the beginning of a typewriter club? I think so. I’m sitting here at Back to the Grind with…

Posted in Royal Companion (1962)

User Error

Yep, this is one of my favorite typers in my collection. I adore the typeface, and the typing experience is…

Posted in Royal Futura 800

My Heart is Warmed

My heart is warmed. A few of my thermal typers were rehomed to Joe Van Cleave, the man responsible for…