Typewriter Tuesday: 1971 Olympia SM9, Beauty and Brawn

A favorite among writers of the last generation, the Olympia SM9 brought the best of German engineering to the world of typewriters. Stylish, rugged, and most of all, dependable, the SM9 became the typer of choice for many well-known authors. Almost half a century old, this machine thumbs its nose at passing decades. It can handle any typing task and look good while doing it.