Three years ago I went to the Etcetera (Newsletter for the Early Typewriter Collectors Association) and found it full of information. Now I find it a to be a great read; full of humor and interesting things to do.
Some how I missed out on Ed Peters comment in issue 1 (Oct 1987) regarding when to be choosy: “If I had heeded my own advice, I never would have accumulated a basement full of common Remingtons, Underwoods, L.C. Smiths and the like- some of them so bad that only a mother could love them…”
Or issue 2 (Jan 1988) “Sitting on your hands and enjoying your “secret collection” is kind of like scoring a hole-in-one when you’re playing alone.”
Just goes to show how one’s views change with time and knowledge. (I just sent off my check to subscribe…