Candy Colored Vintage Typewriters, Oh My!

My mom always had her trusty 1960s Smith Corona typewriter ready for any occasion that necessitated a typewritten note or letter. I loved plucking away at the keys and watching the rhythmic click click of the typebars even before I could spell. I associated typewriters with being grown up and mature. So, at age 12, I didn’t ask for a Nintendo for Christmas like all of my other friends. Nope. I wanted a typewriter.

On Christmas morning, I was beyond excited to open up my very modern typewriter (its memory could save maybe 200 words). I typed everything on that– short stories, papers for school, college applications, and who knows what else. Though I now do all my typing on a MacBook Pro, I’m feeling some nostalgia for vintage typewriters like my mom had, especially ones in a candy colors like these…


3 Comments on Candy Colored Vintage Typewriters, Oh My!

  1. Cheria
    June 22, 2013 at 4:56 am (9 years ago)

    I’ll take one in every color please!

  2. 3evacourt
    June 24, 2013 at 4:15 am (9 years ago)

    Cheria, me too!!!!

  3. James Brownell
    August 17, 2013 at 10:42 am (9 years ago)

    Rachel, Always remember Home is where the Heart and Family and love comes from. I am so Proud of your Blog and how you have set you it up. Good Job Rachel Love Ya always, Your Dad


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