Optima Elite 3 review

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There’s an exclamation point, where so many American-mades lacked it. I must conclude that the Germans were much more emphatic. Ha.

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Check out the curve of that carriage return! Who said Communists can’t be aesthetes?

6 thoughts on “Optima Elite 3 review

  1. Wonderful. I today inherited a 56 Optima Elite 3 same as yours only in Gloss Black, absolutely wonderful machine…. quick clean up of the mechanisms (with no disassembly) and she’s practically like new, just waiting for a new ribbon to freshen up the type. From what my grandmother has told me, they weren’t readily available west of the iron curtain.

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