How To Buy a Typewriter
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How to buy a typewriter
Buying a typewriter can be a little daunting at first, especially if you have no idea what to look for. This page should provide some answers.
Sometimes, you don't even need to buy a typewriter to get started. Ask family or friends, especially older folks, to see if they may have one lying about. If so, then you are in luck! You may even have a special typewriter on your hands, so take good care of it.
If you are not lucky enough to know someone with a machine to give you, start looking around locally. Craigslist, Offerup, and Facebook Marketplace are good places to start. Look around for a typewriter that will fit the space you have. Don't get a standard if you don't have a desk. Portables and midsized portables are usually a good place to start. Look for brands like Royal, Olympia, Smith Corona (or any variation thereof), Remington, and Underwood. Don't forget to pick a good-looking typewriter too, as it's hard to use a machine that's hard to look at without puking.