Thursday, August 16, 2012

A find so perfect, you'd think it was scripted



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  1. I actually like the angular design on that Facit, gives it a retro-space vibe. Nice and neat cursive typeface. Isn't it great when a listing for a cool machine is overlooked?

    Happy for you, Ken!

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  2. A storage place for pens and such is brilliant. None of my typewriter cases offer that.

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  3. That is a wonderful typeface. the first script from Facit that I've seen. The 1620 looks like it is a nice machine also.

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  4. A Facit with Script? Congratulations on that find!

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  5. That's very nice - congratulations!

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  6. Congrats!

    As I recall, I had to fix the bell on my TP1 too. No need to put in a new spring, you can (probably) just bend the existing one a little.

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  7. i have an identical facit 1620 - not script however. i like it a lot actually. crisp and snappy.

    and to to get this machine for the deal you got: id be jumping for joy too! real sweet good fortune!

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  8. What a nice typeface!
    The typewriter seems to be in very good conditions with a nice case!

    I've noticed that also my Facit TP1 has a not-working bell :)

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  9. She's a beauty! I have a Studio 44 script and I love it. Congrats!

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  10. Thanks to everyone for their kind words on the 1620. I am very excited to have added a script machine to the collection! As others have noted, there seems to be a whole mess of problems to be had with these finicky little Facits. Rest assured, I repaired the bell problem this past Sunday. It was not a preferable angle to do so, but a half hour with tweezers and a dental mirror had a modified spring installed with only minimal suicidal thoughts!
    Thanks all!

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