I write a lot on typewriters and seem to be doing it more than ever this year. Here’s one of my recent acquisitions:
A Facit 1620, made in Sweden, likely manufactured around 1969. It works like a dream. It’s not my only typewriter, but I like to use it upstairs in the dining room or out on the patio.
It’s a bit heavy for a portable owing to its excellent metal construction that feels like steel, though I’m not certain about that. The keypads are perfect for my fingers. I’ve been working like a demon on a book, and this typewriter is making it a lot of fun.
Tags: Douglas Clegg, typewriter love, typewriterly, typing, writing