Many of the fonts listed here came in several sub-varieties. For example, in the early years of the Selectric, typists were used to using the lower-case letter "L" for the numeral "1", as many previous typewriters lacked a dedicated numeral "1" key. Using such an element required the typist to continue the old convention. Later elements tended to have the dedicated numeral "1" and exclamation point characters instead.
Available now Not too long ago, every town had at least one shop that sold and repaired typewriters. But in the cyberage, when even the verb "to type" is being replaced with the verb "to keyboard," typewriter repair is an endangered art. I used to say "a dying art. The resurgence of interest in typewriters among creative people has led to increased business for many of the surviving shops, and some young people are learning to repair typewriters.
If you're interested in starting a typewriter repair business, you may be interested in some thoughts I share on my blog. This page lists businesses around the world that practice the art of typewriter repair.
I depend on you to help me expand and update it. Please contact meRichard Polt, with information about people you can recommend in your part of the globe that will work on typewriters. Typewriter technicians are welcome to write me with information about their own business. If there are any antique machines on display, please mention that.
Many of these businesses also sell reconditioned typewriters. For a listing of typewriter repair shops in the U. See a collection of Google Street View images of U. See the shop in my blog post here.
Ph 61 0 7Fax 61 0 7email moem bigpond. Phone 02 43 Read more about Tom here. And here's the shop's Facebook page. Phone 02fax 02e-mail pacoff bigpond. Contact Terry Cooksley on He is great and did a really fine job.
The owners of this shop collect antique typewriters and fix many manuals. They have a lot of spare parts for manual typewriters, both new and second hand, as well as a good selection of typewriter ribbons.
Michael has taken over the business from his father now. The business was founded in by his grandfather.
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The IBM Selectric typewriter was a highly successful model line of electric typewriters introduced by IBM on 31 July Instead of the "basket" of individual typebars that swung up to strike the ribbon and page in a typical typewriter of the period, the Selectric had a "typing element" (frequently called a "typeball", or more informally, a "golf ball") that rotated and pivoted to the.