It’s those little mistakes that give a typewritten address its charm. It also helps you narrow down a list of possible typewriter suspects …

WinstonLondon1965

Hmm let’s see … 1965, a typewriter with a fairly standard Pica, without a number “1” key, and with a comma-question mark key combination…

GordonNSW1965

 

Well seeing as it’s Sir Winston Churchill, and given the addressee lives in what was once a far-flung corner of the British Empire, let’s settle for an Empire Aristocrat!

AristoTop1

AristoTypeSample1

Case closed!

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