Tuesday, July 18, 2017

New “California Typewriter" poster

Here's the new poster for "California Typewriter."

Eye-catching, no doubt. The website also has a new look:

The film will be showing in some theaters next month (such as the Metrograph in New York) and is available now for pre-order on iTunes.

Monday, July 17, 2017

A glimpse of the Mantelli collection (6 and last)

Some final views of Flavio's wonderful collection. 

Briggs prototype, Visible Index, Picht:

Fontana Baby, Baby, unknown tiny typewriter, Dactylette, Taurus:


Unknown machine with illustration of a gnome:

And finally, not one but two Automatics:

Flavio doesn't use any of these typewriters, for pretty obvious reasons, but when I see them I can't resist imagining typing on them. If I had a Fontana Baby, I would create at least one typecast with it. 

Saturday, July 15, 2017

A glimpse of the Mantelli collection (5): Blick Electric

Feast your eyes on one of the rarest and most desirable typewriters ever.