Until recently my Swedish Facit TP1 portable typewriter (1965) had one metal spool and one plastic spool …

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The other 1960 TP1 I had, the one I sold to an unsuspecting buyer, had two plastic spools. Perhaps he didn’t care. Perhaps you don’t either.

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To paraphrase the Big Lebowski …

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“This spool transgression will not stand, man!”

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Thanks to a seller on eBay who was offering a Facit typewriter ribbon with metal spool ($11 including postage) equilibrium has been restored …

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What can I tell ya, the spool abides.

 

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“Fix the Facit up, Donny!”

Spools Gold

 

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