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We treat your machine like a member of our family. 

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At your service. 

The California Typewriter Company provides service and sales for all makes and models of typewriters, fax machines, printers, calculators, and even word processors. In business since 1949, folks have been coming to the shop to find rare typewriters, repair beloved machines, or just get their printer back in action.

 

 

 

 

 

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Experience.

Herbert L. Permillion, III bought California Typewriter Co. in 1981 after having worked for IBM servicing Selectric Typewriters for almost 20 years. He has lived in the Bay Area since the 1950’s. He has always thought that typewriters are special and that they have an important place in the toolbox of society.

Herb's daughters Carmen and Candace work in the shop. Carmen has been here at California Typewriter since the beginning: greeting customers, answering phones, and keeping the place running smoothly. She loves her job and prides herself in her ability to figure out the right machine for your needs.

Kenneth Alexander is a master typewriter repairman with over 35 years of experience.

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Family owned and operated.

Herb bought California Typewriter Co. in 1981 after having worked for IBM servicing Selectrics for almost 20 years. He has lived in the Bay Area since the 1950’s. He has always thought that typewriters are special and that they have an important place in the toolbox of society.

Herb's daughters Carmen and Candace work in the shop. Carmen has been here at California Typewriter since the beginning: greeting customers, answering phones, and keeping the place running smoothly. She loves her job and prides herself in her ability to figure out the right machine for your needs.

Kenneth Alexander is a master typewriter repairman with 40 years of experience with all types of typewriters, adding machines, and printers. 

 

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