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Wilbur Jones: Memories from the StarNews in the 1950s
A manual typewriter, whose fabric ribbon spool required frequent replacement. I've never learned to typewrite, just fine-tuned hunting-and-pecking. Pound the letters. Un-jam the keys. Rub mistake erasers on original and carbon copies. Somehow, the ...

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Ribbon may have run out for India's typewriters
Salt Lake Tribune
At 15 rupees a page, or about 20 cents, that barely pays for transportation to work, typewriter ribbons and an occasional tuneup from the complex's last typewriter repairman. For the typists, things only get busy when all the computers are in use, or ...

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Fox News

For India's typewriters, the ribbon may have finally run out
Fox News
NEW DELHI The end is coming, though admittedly it may not look that way at 10 a.m. on a Tuesday morning, when dozens of young Indians have arrived for morning classes at Anand Type, Shorthand and Keypunch College, and every battered Remington ...

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Toledo Blade

Writing a story isn't what it used to be
Toledo Blade
It seems only appropriate while I am waiting for a computer fix-it person to think about the good old days when typewriters were high tech and knowing how to put a ribbon in one was the main challenge. I really didn't need an antique L.C. Smith ...


Typewriters Plus still surviving in a world of computers
After apprenticing for a television repair shop as a high school senior, Courter worked for 13 years installing and servicing cash registers, across the state and beyond its borders. That led to a job repairing and servicing typewriters and copying ...

SHOOT Online

SIDE Officially Launches Los Angeles Office With Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
SHOOT Online
Pole To Win International (PTWI) celebrated the grand opening of its new audio production division SIDE Los Angeles with a special ribbon cutting and red carpet celebration held at SIDE LA studios late last week in Marina Del Rey, CA. SIDE is Europe's ...

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Long-running office supply company started out repairing typewriters
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The business also carried typewriter ribbons, cartridges, covers and other office supplies including carbon paper and adding machines. After several moves, the business now occupies a building it owns in Pittsburgh that formerly housed a burial vault ...

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