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23-9-2014 10:43:57  #1


The British Gallery

There were a number of significant typewriters produced in Great Britain, an interesting mixture of original and licenced designs. Which were your favorites? Pour yourself a cuppa and snap a few Polaroids of your great Brit.

1933 Imperial 50:
http://40.media.tumblr.com/d5982a824847ecf7adc46a05384b736a/tumblr_nafn9cff7Y1tx8naao1_1280.jpg

http://41.media.tumblr.com/a764f59f59b5b56f711adfc91228e0b7/tumblr_nafn9cff7Y1tx8naao2_1280.jpg


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06-10-2014 13:01:48  #2


Re: The British Gallery

1963 Imperial Model 6 (made for Simpson's):
http://40.media.tumblr.com/e8984a4da2673d545549eb81a505e178/tumblr_nb8wnhq4FY1tx8naao1_1280.jpg
http://41.media.tumblr.com/05bf444afe883f47ecc1f7763016bcb8/tumblr_nb8wnhq4FY1tx8naao2_1280.jpg


Feeling the motion...
http://49.media.tumblr.com/63beca0c10e3930da0ef386faca9c3fb/tumblr_nb8wnhq4FY1tx8naao4_r1_500.gif


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11-12-2014 12:30:26  #3


Re: The British Gallery

1958 Empire Aristocrat:
http://68.media.tumblr.com/cc0025d2458226605daa2e1ba35c12da/tumblr_n7fhnm4NKX1tx8naao1_1280.jpg


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21-1-2015 00:01:03  #4


Re: The British Gallery

1955 Simpson’s Typewriter:
Sold through Simpson's department stores in Canada, but manufactured by Oliver in England, which produced these Swiss Patria machines under licence.
http://68.media.tumblr.com/2c378c7b267da5b4f3fe7b64db977cb0/tumblr_ngte9skFiz1tx8naao1_1280.jpg
https://40.media.tumblr.com/de2936733fd9cd560bb567067cc126a6/tumblr_ngte9skFiz1tx8naao2_1280.jpg


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10-4-2015 12:12:35  #5


Re: The British Gallery

1947 Imperial Model 55:
http://41.media.tumblr.com/582858e092aa03834669b0c71c7f6973/tumblr_nbco4qLjHX1tx8naao1_1280.jpg

http://40.media.tumblr.com/a261772a503cf4fd3a4135442ccafbc4/tumblr_nbco4qLjHX1tx8naao2_1280.jpg

http://41.media.tumblr.com/7824c74cc3c8cc74c5148d9b2898d324/tumblr_nbco4qLjHX1tx8naao3_1280.jpg


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26-6-2015 23:05:07  #6


Re: The British Gallery

1955 Oliver Conqueror
http://68.media.tumblr.com/63c095e5044ae388235cbfba371aae66/tumblr_nnyresDCCI1tx8naao1_r1_1280.jpg
http://41.media.tumblr.com/63c095e5044ae388235cbfba371aae66/tumblr_nnyresDCCI1tx8naao1_r1_1280.jpg


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26-6-2015 23:08:10  #7


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1954 Oliver Courier
http://40.media.tumblr.com/98854a60ca648a9d2cbd62ee617356cd/tumblr_n919viKS5X1tx8naao1_500h.jpg


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19-6-2016 13:28:12  #8


Re: The British Gallery

1931 Bar-Let 1

http://i63.tinypic.com/sxg38i.jpg

 


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30-7-2016 15:00:19  #9


Re: The British Gallery

1962 Imperial Good Companion 6

http://i63.tinypic.com/oacf3p.jpg

 


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09-6-2017 08:35:36  #10


Re: The British Gallery

http://i66.tinypic.com/2dazr07.jpg


1915 Imperial Mod B x 2

 

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