Will's Typewriter Blog w/ news & notes
Blog about typewriter collecting, my website, my experiences and current events
Entry for July 31, 2008
You don't see too much around the internet on OPTIMA portables, but I've created a page to show what information there is.  One or two of these machines might surprise even seasoned collectors.
2008-07-31 23:44:43 GMT
Comments (5 total)
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--Jack Straw
2008-10-03 22:43:28 GMT
Hi, I´m giving you a commentary so I can get in toutch with you. I haven´t read this blog, but I need to ask you something.

I´ve ben searching for a typewriter for a long time, and my boyfriend found one in his dead grandmother´s house that he gave to me when they sold the house. It is a grey, small typewriter by the name of Nippon p-2oo, the name written on the top of it. The ribbons have been used til their death, and I´m wondering if you know what kind of ribbons to buy for it. It is perfectly functioning, and I desperatly googled its name to find info, and found your webpage.

Hopefully you´re able to help me.
I have read a bit about the brand, are these type of typewriters rare, or did I get that wrong?
Is is even possible to find ribbons for it?

Please answer soon, I´m vary very thankful for your help:)

--cecilia wilson
2008-10-22 12:14:24 GMT
Hi Mr. Davis,
I'm a reporter with The Globe and Mail in Toronto doing a story on typewriter collectors for our newspaper; the story will run next Friday nationally in print and online. Would you have 10 minutes to tell me about your collection on Wednesday February 25th?

I look forward to speaking,

Zosia Bielski // Globe Life // 444 Front Street West Toronto, Ontario // M5V 2S9 // 416.585.5337
zbielski@globeandmail.com // www.globeandmail.com
--Zosia Bielski
2009-02-20 21:31:31 GMT
Dear Mr. Davis,
I have a typewriter of my grandparents of Smith Corona and would like to sell it. Have you any idea how I can do that, and what is the value of it (in the Netherlands)? The type is the familiar flat-topped large CORONA variant, first introduced about 1934, in a box.
I look forward to get a reaction.

Kind regards, Marguerite
2009-03-16 13:00:55 GMT
Dear Mr. Davis,

I have a underwood typewriter but I can't find the production year from the serial number. I will be grateful if yo u can help with that. Here is the serial #: 603629-14

My best regards.
Rafik Mammasse
2009-05-27 15:38:41 GMT