Halda Star typewriter

Halda Star typewriter

Halda Star and Olympia SG1: Mayan temple: Halda portable (more here): You can read about the Facit portable here. The Star’s rubber base: The Star disassembled:
Facit’s facets: the Facit TP1 typewriter

Facit’s facets: the Facit TP1 typewriter

A ready tool: The complexity of the end of the carriage is impressive. Note how instead of riding on a conventional carriage rail, the back end of the carriage is housed in a tube. The lever at the bottom that is marked “1” is used for setting individual...
I adopt a Scandinavian

I adopt a Scandinavian

The rear of the carriage swings back, as on some Smith-Coronas, to reveal the margin settings and paper support: The line space dial: Intended as a foot, serving as a knob: “M” is for Margin: The ƒ (guilder/florin) key; touch regulator; silicone (?)...