1929 Remington Portable Gets the Job Done.

I’m typing out some notes for my Intro to Humanities course today. I decided to use my 1929 Remington Portable 3, which was my first prewar typewriter. I picked up the machine in Bandera, Texas some years ago. I put a little work into it yesterday. I gave it a new ribbon, and I nearly…

A Blue Bird 15A Typewriter Flying to Florida.

Like all typewriter collectors, I’m always on the hunt for a rare typewriter at a good price. I frequently look up Torpedo, Triumph, Erika, Halda, and Continental typewriters, but rarely find them at attractive prices. Tonight I had some luck birding. I discovered a 15A Blue Bird typewriter being sold for a decent price from…

Trouble in Paradise with my Olympia Socialite.

My Olympia Socialite has become my go-to portable. I bought it some weeks ago for a great price and it made its way from California to Florida through hurricane and flood-ridden America. It took a few extra days to arrive. When it arrived, I found that the packaging was in horrible shape, mostly due to…

Proper Typewriter Furniture.

I was lucky enough to pick up another typewriter table. They can be used for just about anything, but are made for comfortable writing, ensuring your hands are postured correctly for typing (like piano hands). I’m not sure if this is going in the home or school office, but I’m ready to get some work…