ETCetera is a full-color journal of historical typewriter topics, published quarterly, with German and Spanish translations.

The mission of the Early Typewriter Collectors’ Association is to support communication and interaction within the community of typewriter lovers and collectors, and to encourage its growth. Our magazine, ETCetera, serves that mission by gathering and sharing knowledge about typewriter history with the community and beyond!

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ETCetera No. 140 - Spring 2023

No. 140 - Spring 2023

  • Editor's Notes
  • A Crandall goes to college
  • The Trust - and the Schwartz typewriter
  • Ettore Sottsass - for Olivetti
  • George Yost - and the magic typewriters
  • Book Review: The Williams Typewriter
  • Weekend at Flavio's
  • New on the Shelf
  • Around the world & The Drawband
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ETCetera No. 139 - Winter 2022-2023

No. 139 - Winter 2022-2023

  • Editor's Notes
  • The Patents
  • The Alissoff
  • Sholes & Glidden 1873-2023
  • Early Adopters
  • Remington aluminum
  • New on the Shelf & The Drawband
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ETCetera No. 138 - Fall 2022

No. 138 - Fall 2022

  • Editor's Notes
  • Marcello Nizzoli - Olivetti Designer
  • Street Poetry - Fred Durbin
  • IBM Selectric - A history, part II
  • Peek & Poke
  • Making the Crandalls - A factory photograph
  • New on the Shelf & The Drawband
  • Around the World
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Since 1987, the Early Typewriter Collectors’ Association has been bringing typewriter lovers together. By joining ETCA, you connect to a network of people around the world who appreciate typewriters — as antiques, as windows into history, as feats of engineering, as works of art, and as practical writing machines. You will receive our full-color magazine, ETCetera, four times a year, and we’ll keep you informed about major events and opportunities.

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