The full metal baseplate was removed for two photos so you can see the mechanical parts. If you look closely you can see that the carriage release levers on both sides of the machine have been reinforced with epoxy; many of the Galaxies I refurbish get this treatment, because these plastic bits begin to crack and break after 40 or 50 years. I also did a repair to the carrying case, replacing the metal bracket at the back which holds the typewriter secure inside. This machine is a joy to type on (quick and responsive action, as I hope the video demonstrates), and I invite you to examine the specimen typed page closely.The type pitch you see here is elite, 12 characters to the inch -- the smaller of the two common typewriter text sizes. The platen (paper roller) is in fine shape. As a group (with variations continuing through the 1970s), the Galaxies are rugged and user-friendly typewriters. Alan Seaver, whose website on typewriters is an authoritative resource, is a big fan: "Galaxies from this era, " he writes, are splendid machines to type on. I understand that careful packing is vital, and will make every effort to see that this typewriter reaches you in fine working trim. The item "1965 Smith-Corona Galaxie typewriter withcase, ribbon. Clean, working correctly" is in sale since Friday, December 11, 2020.
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