First typewriter safari of 2024

First typewriter safari of 2024

Today I visited a couple of local antique malls and spotted the following typewriters.I’ve seen photos of the Tomy’s Tutor Typer before, but don’t think I’ve actually tried one before today. Note how what looks like a keyboard actually consists...
Brimfield safari

Brimfield safari

I’m in Boston for a conference. So of course, my old friend and I played hooky for a day and went to the Brimfield outdoor antique show in central Massachusetts. I spotted the following typewriters. Can you guess which one came back to the hotel with me? (Hint:...
December 2022 typewriter safari

December 2022 typewriter safari

It’s time for another typewriter safari! As usual, these machines were spotted in a local antique mall. (To get the holiday feeling, imagine Bing Crosby crooning overhead and holiday shoppers pushing carts around the huge warehouse.) I came home with one of...
Photo safari

Photo safari

I’ll tell you right off the bat that this is merely a photo safari—no game was bagged and brought home. But maybe it will be interesting for you to see the typewriters that I spotted today at the Ohio Valley Antique Mall in Fairfield, Ohio. Would you have bought...
Post-pandemic safari

Post-pandemic safari

The pandemic is over!Well, no. But for those of us lucky enough to be fully vaccinated, life can return to a semblance of what it once was. That, of course, includes hunting for typewriters.So I can now revive a game I’ve played many times before on this blog....
Time for a typewriter safari

Time for a typewriter safari

Today, Ohio Valley Antique Mall was crawling with typewriters … and I crawled through it too. Now you can do the same just by scrolling through this post. Two of these typewriters are models I had never seen before “in the wild.” One of them was a...