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Smith-Corona Coronet electric typewriter withcase+fresh ribbon. Working perfectly


Smith-Corona Coronet electric typewriter withcase+fresh ribbon. Working perfectly
Smith-Corona Coronet electric typewriter withcase+fresh ribbon. Working perfectly
Smith-Corona Coronet electric typewriter withcase+fresh ribbon. Working perfectly
Smith-Corona Coronet electric typewriter withcase+fresh ribbon. Working perfectly
Smith-Corona Coronet electric typewriter withcase+fresh ribbon. Working perfectly
Smith-Corona Coronet electric typewriter withcase+fresh ribbon. Working perfectly
Smith-Corona Coronet electric typewriter withcase+fresh ribbon. Working perfectly
Smith-Corona Coronet electric typewriter withcase+fresh ribbon. Working perfectly
Smith-Corona Coronet electric typewriter withcase+fresh ribbon. Working perfectly
Smith-Corona Coronet electric typewriter withcase+fresh ribbon. Working perfectly
Smith-Corona Coronet electric typewriter withcase+fresh ribbon. Working perfectly
Smith-Corona Coronet electric typewriter withcase+fresh ribbon. Working perfectly

Smith-Corona Coronet electric typewriter withcase+fresh ribbon. Working perfectly    Smith-Corona Coronet electric typewriter withcase+fresh ribbon. Working perfectly
This portable typewriter from Smith-Corona dates to the middle 1960s and is in perfect working trim. It's as clean and corrosion-free an example of this typewriter as you could hope to find, and for the typist it is a pleasure to use. It comes to you with its original case in excellent condition, and with the locking key. Here's a short clip of the machine in action. Smith-Corona Coronet Electric 12 typewriter demo. These first-generation mechanical/electric hybrids are such a happy surprise, even for those purists who think only a purely finger-powered typewriter deserves a space on the desk. Robert Messenger of Australia, that luminary of the typewriter-loving world, waxes rhapsodic in his blog about his Smith-Corona 5TE, the direct predecessor of this Corona Electric 12: It's just such a beautiful machine to write with. Given that it combines the already wonderful typing action of the Silent-Super with an electrified keyboard, the lightness of its touch is hardly surprising. I cant resist inviting others to'just have a type with it. Invariably, those who jump at the invitation agree: what a fantastic typing machine! The Coronet is a motorized version of the Silent-Super's successor, the Galaxie Deluxe. Inside, its working parts will be familiar to anyone who has explored inside a Smith-Corona manual typewriter. But the Coronet's motor, tucked into the back corner of the machine, gives the typed impression a consistency on the page unachievable on a manual typewriter, whose every printed letter depends on the force of the typist's keystroke. This one came to me decidedly not, and its story is a compelling Exhibit A for my contention that early damage can have a powerfully preservative effect on a vintage typewriter.

This typewriter came to me surprisingly well-preserved but with a problem of deal-breaking magnitude: The spacebar wasn't working. In 1939, an author named Ernest Vincent Wright wrote an entire novel, "Gatsby, " without the letter "e, " but to my knowledge, nobodyhaswrittenabookwithoutspacesbetweenwords. On examination, I discovered that the spacing mechanism was fine, but a body panel was pressing against the bar.

I extracted the typewriter from its bodywork, reshaped the front panel, and cleaned everything thoroughly before reassembling. Back together, this machine works (and looks) like new. Every function has been checked out, from line advance settings to margin stops and release, tab setting and clearing, carriage travel, caps & lowercase alignment, master trip, ribbon advance and reverse, the repeating keys and power spacing function, the back-spacer. This is a reliable writing tool, ready for quick notes or heavy novelistic lifting. I invite you to examine the specimen printed page -- this is what you need to see if you intend to use a typewriter.

The type pitch on the sample sheet is pica, 10 characters to the inch, the larger of the two most common type sizes. The Coronet has a control wheel beside the keyboard that adjusts the striking force of keys on the paper (in the old days you'd turn up the impact when making carbon copies).

A second wheel, under the machine's front edge, adjusts the sensitivity of the keyboard's action. The Coronet has a full keyboard including the numeral 1 and the exclamation point; it has several repeating keys which continue to type when held down (the x, the dash, and the period). The space bar when held also becomes a repeating function, moving you across the written page -- particularly handy for filling out forms. I understand the importance of careful packing and will do my best to ensure that this machine reaches you safely. I welcome questions from buyers as they get comfortable with a new typewriter.

And I wish you all the best in your typewriter hunting. The item "Smith-Corona Coronet electric typewriter withcase+fresh ribbon.

Working perfectly" is in sale since Sunday, June 6, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Pens & Writing Instruments\Typewriters". The seller is "spanghew" and is located in Edgartown, Massachusetts.

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  1. Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  2. Material: Steel
  3. Type: Electric
  4. Year: 1964
  5. Features: Portable
  6. Vintage: Yes
  7. Brand: Smith Corona


Smith-Corona Coronet electric typewriter withcase+fresh ribbon. Working perfectly    Smith-Corona Coronet electric typewriter withcase+fresh ribbon. Working perfectly