Monday, July 30, 2012

My writing/typewriter room and my favorite desktop machine...

1933 Royal 10 which unofficially has an almost permanent residence on my desktop.
The strike-thru blog I mentioned can be viewed if you click this link:  I believe this was one of the first blogs on the typosphere.  It is very much worth taking a peek.
Sort of post scriptum the house I live in was built in 1930 and though it is a little slummy and hasn't been totally well cared for it is pretty classy with its hardwood floors.  It was advertised as a "bungalow" and when I first saw it my imagination went wild and I still see it as a classic old-style writer's hideaway.  The wood floors and the porch are what sold me.
There is still room for more, but perhaps I should have bought three shelves?

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Noiselessly Typecasting

1948 Remington Noiseless
When a Noiseless is struck too hard it double strikes, see the comma in my header.
The mechanical restraint that is part of the Noiseless technology

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Friday, July 20, 2012

After a solid year of reading everyone else's blogs about typewriters I decided it was time for me to finally get in on it, become a part of the community, and give back to those who have given me so much delightful material to read and photos to look at.  So here it is, my first typecast: