Scratch my name on your arm with a fountain pen

Ah yes, it’s dangerous.  What’s that? Me buying more than one of anything…because yesterday at the oppy I found this:

Flying_fish

I also left a similar portable Brother on the shelf (it was not particularly pretty or remarkable) but now I’ve got the bug, ooh, now I’m thinking about it.  Bad me. I can’t can’t can’t collect typewriters, no, I don’t have the room for them. No.

Typewriter_manual_cover I need some carnations to put next to mine.

Light_and_compact Original instructions, yay! And not a trace of "engrish".

Previous_owner This was in the case, I’m guessing this was the typewriter’s maiden voyage with it’s new owner.  I’d love to see Mieke and her pets!

Alas, the case is most unappealing:

Unappealing_case

Anyway, now I’m trying to find out more about Flying Fish typewriters, so far to no avail.  The fab Will* put this link on the Yahoo group , but I can’t find anything else out there about them.  However I think it’s worth buying for the name alone!  And it types a treat.

*see last typewriter post

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2 Responses to “Scratch my name on your arm with a fountain pen”


  1. 1 Claire Falkingham Friday, August 8, 2008 at 7:14 pm

    Just gorgeous, and with the original instructions, lucky girl!

  2. 2 Katie Saturday, August 9, 2008 at 6:03 pm

    Hi, it’s me Katie/ApartmentCat. I’m glad you found my blog and let me know the address of yours. It’s so cute! You really do get some amazing thrifty stuff.
    Hopefully I’ll see you at Brown Owls soon.
    Take care,
    katie.


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