IBM Selectric

By Xah Lee. Date: .

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IBM Selectric typeball: PRESTIGE ELITE!
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IBM Selectric ad. A new kind of typewriter.
IBM Selectric Ad.

IBM Selectric Typewriter Review

IBM Selectric typewriter review - and how it works! Video by the redoubtable keyboard expert Thomas Ran (aka Chyrosran22)
IBM Selectric II
IBM Selectric II. [image source wikimedia ]

How Selectric Works

How Selectric Works

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