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Original Metal Typewriter Spools Collection

Original Metal Typewriter Spools Collection

Recently, I thought to take stock of all the original metal spools I have acquired. An interesting result! Most of the ribbons are of German origin i.e. Olympia, Adler, Erika – they are the larger ones with three round drive holes around the centre hole. The...
Another London collector!

Another London collector!

Just a quick note that I met with another London typewriter collector this evening. It was an amazing meeting as he had around 70-100 manual typewriters and only few models repeated! He also had a bunch of colorful typewriters – some had the original funky paint...

Why buying a typewriter from eBay might not be the best idea.

Before I begin such a retrospective piece, I should first explain what qualifies me to write about the above topic. When I first got into collecting typewriters, I literally could not stop buying them! For about 9 months, I purchased 3-4 typewriters per week from...

Typewriter Featured on Chloé!

A couple of weeks ago, a lady from JONNY LU Studio reached out regarding a hire of typewriters for a project for Chloé. Below is the product of their work! I especially like the crisp sound of the keys typing.   "And I…" #FW16 runway, live today at 10am Paris...

Recent eBay typewriter purchase…

Lately, I noticed this beautiful Olympia SM1 in green being sold on eBay. The seller claimed it was working “okay” but is not an expert. So I thought to take a risk and purchase it as I rarely come across the first models in the SM series (most common being the SM2...

Change of Courier Explained

Greetings! I thought I’d go into further detail regarding the change of courier. Almost since the inception of the business, I have used Hermes courier service. They were one of the cheapest providers, normally deliveries took 3 days and the service had built in...

Change of courier.

Just a quick note that I will be changing the courier service from Hermes to another courier, for UK mainland deliveries. The cost normally is £15 but I have increased it to £17.50 as the new courier will a) deliver on time and within 2 working days and b) deliver the...

Stocking up for Christmas

Leading up to the festive season, you probably noticed that my typewriter inventory is relatively low, so thought to write up a list of the machines that I am currently working on and will be on sale in about 1-2 weeks time. Olivetti Valentine Black Imperial Good...

Remington Model 5 Portable – Anti-Caps Lock Mechanism

So I was in the process of renovating this stunning Remington Portable Model 5 and noticed this metal lever at the back. After being puzzled for a bit, I begun tinkering with it. I traced it on the bottom of the typewriter and found out it was linked to the caps lock...
Sneaky Olivetti Valentine Serial Code

Sneaky Olivetti Valentine Serial Code

Just a quick blog post today! A curious perspective Olivetti Valentine buyer asked the serial code of this typewriter. I took the exquisite red typing machine into my hands and spent solid 30 minutes trying to locate the asked digits. I even went as far as unscrewing...
Happy Typewriter Day!

Happy Typewriter Day!

Today is the international typewriter day. June 23rd, 1868, exactly 147 years, Christopher Sholes was awarded a patent for the first ever commercially successful typewriter. His perfected engineering achievement changed the way we type for decades, and perhaps...
Antique Oliver No. 9 Manual Typewriter

Antique Oliver No. 9 Manual Typewriter

I was purging my typewriter collection today and came across this stunning Oliver 9. In the process of recollecting my thoughts on how on earth it ended up in my domain, I suddenly remembered one sure thing about it – it is the heaviest typewriter I ever had to...
New business cards!

New business cards!

Just received the new business cards. Check out the front design! All in all, took about 1 week to print and ship at a very competitive pricing. The text is slightly smaller and the paper is thinner than I expected but not the end of the world. I was considering with...
EndlessAntiques.UK moving to LondonTypewriters.Co.UK

EndlessAntiques.UK moving to LondonTypewriters.Co.UK

Dear visitor, Many thanks for visiting my new website. I launched EndlessAntiques.UK about a year ago, which sold primarily my vintage findings such as old books, quirky suitcases and finally, manual typewriters of course! My limitless interest in typewriters...

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