Wheels of Fortune
Posted on May 10, 2014
It’s a strange state of affairs when typewriter accessories cost more than the typewriters themselves. I bought a $20 junk machine (a Brother AX25 in poor condition) so I could get my hands on the ENGLISH SUPER GRANDE 10 printwheel that came with it.
Buying a Brother printwheel online (if you can find one) is likely to cost you much more. Here’s a typical example…
Not too sure why you’d want an ALL CAPS typeface like “English Super Grande” – unless (like me) you just want a variety of printwheels. I suppose it’s useful for HEADLINES and HIGHLIGHTING PORTIONS OF TEXT…
Good luck buying a printwheel that doesn’t cost you an arm and a leg…!
Typecast on my Brother CE-30