Online Typewriter Groups
If you have been bitten by the typewriter bug, I recommend
joining the online forums devoted to the pleasures of old writing
machines. These groups discuss anecdotes about typewriters, where to
find serial numbers, machines for sale, street typing—you name it.
As you'll see, most typewriter lovers are friendly and helpful
- Facebook groups include Antique
Typewriter Collectors, Antique
Typewriter Maintenance, and Antique
Classifieds. Some smaller groups welcome all members, but
have a regional focus (such as UK
Typewriter Club and Austin
Typewriter, Ink.) or emphasize areas of collecting (such
Pre-World War II Typewriter Collection). The Typewriter
Salespersons Page is a gathering spot for, well,
Typed Page is a community where you can submit typewritten
text that will be displayed along with others' typing for the
on Reddit is a lively forum.
- The Typewriters group on Discord
is a great place to chat with other typists.
- You can find typewriter lovers on Instagram by searching
for hashtags such as #typewritersofinstagram,
#typewritercommunity, #typewriterpoet, and
- TYPEWRITERS is
an email list, with roots going back to the '90s and a
now-defunct Yahoo list.
- Typewriter Talk
is a bulletin board for typewriter lovers.