Today I did my usual monthly trawl around the antique shops and came across three very interesting typewriters. First and foremost, what appears to be a German EFKA typewriter with a Polish company badge (“panstwowe wytwornie uzbrojenia w warszawie” which Google translates to “federal armament  production company in Warsaw”and the initials “f k” Frankfurt? A very sturdy looking machine whatever it is,  with a hefty price tag to match.   Another heavyweight contender was this BAR-LOCK No. 21. I say “No. 21” only because a similar  typewriter (with a wider carriage) is currently advertised as a “21” on Gumtree ($220 negotiable):   The Gumtree seller dates his to 1946. The Bar-Lock in the shop is a very nice looking typewriter, but not one I would consider buying since I already…