The Shannon L. Johnson Typewriter Collection, a tribute to typewriters and their makers.

Office Machine Collection and Tribute

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Oliver Tribute Banner, carnation theme used by Oliver.
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The Shannon L. Johnson Typewriter Collection

About Me

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My collection started in the early 1990's when one of my grandmothers gave me an old Underwood Portable 4-bank Typewriter, which I still have. It would take several years before I would add another machine to my collection, an L.C. Smith Super Speed. But the Oliver No. 3 and No. 5 I received from my parents would set me firmly on course to become a full fledged collector. That was the fall of 1998, my collection now includes over 100 typewriters (including contributions of my other grandmother), adding machines, and check protectors.

I have posted lists of my office machine, ribbon tin, ephemera, advertising and accessories collections. Use the table above for navigation.

I have pictures of some of my machines available, as well as the company tributes above. The company tributes are updated periodically with corrections and additions.

Site Journal

A guide to updates and future plans: updated January 7, 2006.


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