Smith-Corona Electra Automatic and Kuhnhenn A Few Shillings Too Many

Are we still in a pandemic? Yeesh! I can't believe how many typewriters I haven't got to yet (trust me, I have gotten to a lot of beer in the mean time...). This time we look at a very interesting electric typewriter, and an equally interesting beer... Smith-Corona's Electra Automatic When I go to thrift … Continue reading Smith-Corona Electra Automatic and Kuhnhenn A Few Shillings Too Many

Silver Seiko Speedwriter 7200 and Stone Ruination 2.0

Today we're pairing an unremarkable writer with a slightly more noteworthy beverage. They were produced by companies I consider "sleeping giants" in their fields. Silver Seiko's Speedwriter 7200 I think this may have been my second typewriter find (in the 21st Century, anyway).  I stumbled onto this one at a store near my home, The … Continue reading Silver Seiko Speedwriter 7200 and Stone Ruination 2.0

Smith-Corona Super Sterling and Insel-Brauerei Insel Kreide

This time we'll look at two really solid products, both the typewriter and the beer, and they both come in  interesting packages. Smith-Corona Super Sterling This is my first Smith-Corona of this "generation." By that, I mean this style of typewriter which they made from the early 1960s thru to the early 1970s, with the … Continue reading Smith-Corona Super Sterling and Insel-Brauerei Insel Kreide