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. 137 - Summer 2022

No. 137 - Summer 2022

  • Editor's Notes
  • Typing on the rails
  • IBM Selectric - A history part one
  • The Berggren and the Fortuna - Out of the woodwork
  • New on the Shelf & The Drawband
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ETCetera No. 136 - Spring 2022

No. 136 - Spring 2022

  • Editor's Notes
  • The Axial - Out of the woodwork
  • Mario Bellini's typewriters - Olivetti's master designer
  • Live at Tony's - A virtual meeting
  • The repair bench: Fixing an Emerson without a lathe
  • The Thuber papers - Typed letters from the 1840s
  • New on the Shelf & The Drawband
  • Around the World
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ETCetera No. 135 - Winter 2022

No. 135 - Winter 2022

  • Editor's Notes
  • Fox Portables
  • Miss Remington
  • Searching for a patent
  • New on the Shelf
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