Post #200 – The Corona 3 tripod

The Corona 3 tripod is an accessory to which most typewriter collectors probably need no introduction. The above image of a Corona 3 on its tripod in use by a Canadian soldier during the first world war is probably one of the first photos most of us have ever seen of this often talked about accessory.…

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,…