Searching an IBM Model B typewriter for IBM 1620

Dave Wade dave.g4ugm at
Wed Jun 15 06:33:53 CDT 2016

Some one had one in the Netherlands about 4 years ago...

>Erik W. vier321 at via  
>to cctalk 
>Hi Folks,
>  I have an original IBM model B computer controlled typewriter witha lot
of spares and maintenance manuals available for sale ortrade.  This stuff is
> impossible to find.  As used on the IBM 1620,DEC PDP-1 and many other
computers of the era.  Useful if you'remaintaining one of those or want to
build a 
> replica/simulator.
> Respond to me directly as I'm not a member of this list.
> Thanks, Erik                                      

> -----Original Message-----
> From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at] On Behalf Of Johannes
> Thelen
> Sent: 15 June 2016 12:20
> To: cctalk at
> Subject: Searching an IBM Model B typewriter for IBM 1620
> I got just another jewel to my collection, IBM 1620 Model I (G level).
> has all internals intact, but table top and the typewriter are missing
> doorway was too narrow back then, parts removed and forgotten somewhere
> on the journey... ) That table top can be made again, but I would need
that right
> model typewriter. Anyone have a spare..?
> Also I have another problem with it, memory is suffering wire corrosion
> these all does). So this can be a looooong shot, but if someone have a
> memory or just core array, I'm interested to buy or swap it to something.
> Photos can be found my blog, link below.
> Thaaaaanks!
> - Johannes ThelenFinland
> Before microcomputers blog (Finnish)

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