FS : IBM Magnetic cards for IBM selectric "compocarte" (?)
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Fri Jan 3 15:35:27 CST 2020
> I used a Model B Executive for a few years as my office typewriter.
> Superb text quality; good enough for publication. They were available
> in several type styles and sizes. Can easily be distinguished by the
> split space bar.
> There also was a version of the tape station for the MT/ST that could be
> used as a S/370 peripheral. Probably not very common.
Probably the oddest machine I ever saw with a typewriter on it was a
machine with a card reader and I think a model A connected to it and it
would type out what was punched into the cards. I was told there was a
companion machine that would punch cards with what you typed on the
typewriter. The flexowriter have a common ancestor to the IBM typebar
electrics, IBM sold what became flexowriter because of antitrust concerns.
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