In praise of rattling good typewriters

Anyone under 30 has probably never known the sheer bliss of pounding a manual typewriter.

20th February, 2010

Anyone under 30 has probably never known the sheer bliss o f pounding a manual typewriter.

That said, there was always one key that stuck, not to mention inky fingers every time you changed ribbons and the complication of carbon papers if you wanted to back up your work.

It is an odd collecting strand, but a popular one, and a number of rare specimens are due to go under the hammer at Adam Partridge in...

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