The Classic Typewriter Page

The Flying Oliver welcomes you
to the strange and beautiful world of antique writing machines.
Explore and enjoy ...


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--Jim Regan, The Christian Science Monitor

"Keyboard aficionados from five continents enjoy
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--Newsweek, October 13, 1997

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or someone who's never seen a real typewriter before,
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-- Daniel Akst, Los Angeles Times, March 13, 1996