Seen but not bought

Seen but not bought

What? I exercised some restraint? Yes, believe it or not. The following items were at the Ohio Valley Antique Mall yesterday. Olivetti Studio 44, $85. Made in Italy. Dated to 1956. What made it very tempting was this double gothic typeface: (“Gothic” today...
Elgin Collegiate

Elgin Collegiate

At the last possible moment this morning, I switched lanes to avoid a traffic jam and found myself heading in the direction of the Ohio Valley Antique Mall. Good decision! I found a $20 Smith-Corona Courier I’ll fix up for WordPlay, and a typewriter for my own...