Optima Elite 3 review Posted on February 3, 2016February 1, 2016 Posted in review, typecast, writingTagged analog, blog, gdr, germany, olympia, olympia vs optima, optima elite, typecast, typewriter, typosphere, writing5 Comments There’s an exclamation point, where so many American-mades lacked it. I must conclude that the Germans were much more emphatic. Ha. Check out the curve of that carriage return! Who said Communists can’t be aesthetes?