> I'm looking for an IBM Selectric Composer. I want to re-create the
> infamous George Bush National Guard memo to show that,
> indeed, it could
> have been (and in fact was) typed on a circa 1971 typewriter ;)
> So if anyone hears of one, please let me know...
> Sellam Ismail Vintage Computer Festival
If your interest is serious, I could in principle obtain some kind
of Selectric here in NJ, I see some go by. But it would cost maybe $40
to ship it to California. And I'm not sure how jumbled up the mechs
would be, however well it was packed. I worked on Selectrics and they
can be touchy. Sellam, you'd do better to get one in California. But
if you insist, contact me privately and I'd try to do this as a
courtesy. Be prepared to describe what model you want and
distinguishing features. Could take a few months. Oh, and you will
still need the correct typeball - can't predict I'd have THAT.
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