Type O +VE podcast episode 2

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Typewriter Safari Hong Kong – Temple Street, Apliu Street and Cat Street

Here I was, thousands of kilometres from home and standing in a darkened street digging through piles of trash in the back of Hong Kong looking for typewriters. It felt surreal.  We arrived at Temple street market late in the evening after spending the day doing some shopping on the main island. This market is…


The Orbis Typewriter

  I’m on dangerous ground here. For the last 6 months I have been largely concentrating my collecting activity on German machines – specifically Olympias, and I have been trawling ebay.de looking for specific typewriters for my collection. However, focusing on Olympias has introduced me to some interesting aspects of the history of their machines,…