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Portable Typewriters » Olympia SF From 1975 Yugoslavia... » Today 20:59:51

Pete E. wrote:

Hi George,

Here is a paint-job that I am probably not brave enough to pull off...
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Might as well go complete Piet Mondrian;

Portable Typewriters » New Typewriter Day. Royal Futura 800 » Today 19:57:43

mikeytap
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Red, white (er, cream) & Blue!

Portable Typewriters » New Typewriter Day. Royal Futura 800 » Today 17:59:38

Pete E.
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Finally pulled the trigger on an "Americana" version.  This will be the 3rd. Futura 800 in my collection (having the Grey and the Cocoa, already).
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Looks like a bit of paint repair will be in order on the ribbon cover.
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Portable Typewriters » Olympia SF From 1975 Yugoslavia... » Today 15:01:24

mikeytap
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Pete E. wrote:

This is the photo that got me to thinking about only adding a splash of colour to the ribbon covers on the Travellers.

Singer/song-writer Neil Diamond had a hit out some decades ago..."Forever In Blue Jeans".

It looks like someone did a denim fabric wrap on the Traveller.
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They can put denim on just about anything. I have a Fender Princeton amp like this one clad in denim. Fans of the show Portlandia know how they dressed up everyday items: "put a bird on it!"



 

Portable Typewriters » Olympia SF From 1975 Yugoslavia... » Today 13:42:30

Pete E.
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This is the photo that got me to thinking about only adding a splash of colour to the ribbon covers on the Travellers.

Singer/song-writer Neil Diamond had a hit out some decades ago..."Forever In Blue Jeans".

It looks like someone did a denim fabric wrap on the Traveller.
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