Mittwoch, 31. August 2011

text: t he qu

click to enlarge. this is what happens, if some of the Hermes Baby's keys are stuck.

Dienstag, 30. August 2011

Video: Typewriter Anonymous

Nice video of writing a few sentences with a Remington Portable.

Montag, 29. August 2011

Abgetippt: manual word processor

shordzi. Georg, that's such a smart sentence so I had to re-publish it. :) Typed with the Remington Rand 17, of course.

Freitag, 26. August 2011

Guest in The Collection: Remington Rand 17 KMC

remington skeleton

See the typecast translation clicking "Weitere Informationen"
Recommended: shordzi's Remington KMC Review. Same model, a bit younger.

Donnerstag, 25. August 2011


Schreibmaschinen-Schoner "TYP-FIX" - Kennt das jemand aus aktiver Nutzung?

Typewriter conserver
(protected by law)
For a beautiful, clean typeface
conserves the roller
conserves the typebars
conserves the ribbon
conserves the carbon paper
for a light, elastic type clack
for a longer machine life
prevents paper folding ("Rumpfen")
prevents "Ausschlagen" (cutting) of writing paper

Not to be confused with usual roller conservers
Does anyone know this from active using?

Dienstag, 23. August 2011

Video: Typewriter

Greatly shot, I especially love the part starting at 0'30".

Freitag, 19. August 2011

typing 2315 m / 7595 ft above the sea level

panoramic photo

RhB-train on the Albula line, which became UNESCO world heritage

Donnerstag, 18. August 2011

typing this in Feldis, 1470 m above the sea level

dorfplatz village square


panoramic photo

in the background: old telfer cabin

panoramic photo

These cards were inspired by Richard P's bikecasts, although I did a walkcast.

panoramic photo, for Adwoa (Feldis is only 5 hours from Geneva! (: )

panoramic photo at "Motta"

panoramic photo, near a hiking trail, 1950 m above the sea level

Mittwoch, 17. August 2011

Dienstag, 16. August 2011

typing this 635 m above the sea level

panoramic photo from a nice bench

the "glacier express" on its way from St. Moritz to Zermatt

Hermes Baby in front of the "swiss Grand Canyon", photoshopped a railway barrer out.

Montag, 15. August 2011

Samstag, 13. August 2011

Farbbanddosen: 2011

Farbbanddose aus Karton, zwei Spulen, Pelikan, 13.20 Fr, 2011
Ribbon tin, cardboard, two spools, Pelikan, 13.20 Fr, 2011

Freitag, 12. August 2011

The Collection: brother deluxe 1613

english typecast!

brother deluxe 1613, identical to the Sears Manual 1, wide carriage, Breitwagen, brother, 1989, 1991, October, Oktober,

Donnerstag, 11. August 2011

Farbbanddosen: Modern

Farbbanddose aus Karton, fritz Bürobedarf Zürich, 8.90 Fr, zwischen 1980 und 2000 (?)
Ribbon tin, cardboard, "fritz office supply" Zurich, 8.90 Fr. between 1980 and 2000 (?)
Interessante Auflistung von Marken auf der Rückseite. Interesting list of brands on the backside.