For Sale: Selectric 1 carbon ribbon – NOS

Got an IBM Selectric 1 typewriter? Need Selectric 71 film ribbon? You’re in luck! I have extra NOS black carbon ribbon for sale, which I’m selling at a steep discount to Typosphereans – 1 pack  @ $2.50, 6 @ $12.00 and 12 @ $20.00. (These usually go for $4.50/ea.) The ribbon has been stored since…

Gojo Hand Cleaner

Against my better judgment I bought an incredibly filthy Royal KMG last November. KMGs are solid, reliable machines but they are also notorious magnets for dirt. Their battleship gray paint is porous and soaks up dirt and grime with a vengeance. Most of the keys were sticking on this one, and the mechanicals were coated…