Thursday, July 17, 2014

July 17, 2014 - A Tale of Three Typers






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  1. Can't read this one, too tiny!

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    1. Darned Blogger app for the Iphone rescaled images. Grrrrr.

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    1. Thanks - but this blogger iPhone app sux. >:-( my last day in Chicago with terrible hotel wifi - will fix this soon.

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  3. im starting to like the Remington Portable. It's a machine i've come across pretty often, even at one time going to a craigslist seller's garage and trying it out. He wanted $50 and when i was walking out, he said "okay, ill do it for $25"... i still walked to my car. At the time, I was acquiring typers at a real fast pace so since i wasn't in love with it, i let it go.

    I've the same green Italic SM3, got it from Christopher Lockett of typewriter movie fame. I think i paid him $60 or 70. Well worth it. Great typeface and machine.

    And that Hermes 3000: really awesome! Im beginning to think that Hermes made a lot of small font size machines. Seems the ones i see on eBay lately have small type. I have a Director-Elite typeface on one of them (the other Hermes 3000 I have is Techno-Pica).

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    1. $25!? :-)

      Cool stuff! I am now schlepping all three machines through O'Hare airport. I think I'll be happy again when the memory of this leg of the trip fades! :-)

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  4. I really like the Hermes! The typeface is beautiful.

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