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Broken Platen Knob on Olivetti Lettera 25

I have an Olivetti Lettera 25, and the Platen knob spins but does not allow me to use the preset line spacing. This also keeps me from being able to feed paper into the typewriter. Any idea if there is something that I can do to fix this?

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Platen knobs are usually held by an Allen screw in the side of the shaft, which can be hard to see and get at, but have a good look.

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