1920’s Working Underwood 3 Bank Standard Typewriter – New Ribbon, Case – Made In USA
Working Underwood 3 bank vintage, manual portable typewriter in London, UK. After some research on the serial code, I concluded that it was produced in the 1920’s. Regardless of such old age, the Underwood machine works very well! The comfortable glass keys are responsive and it provides customisable functions for comfortable typing. The backspace, carriage return lever, the shift keys, carriage lock, margin setters, ribbon selector (for the colour change), the carriage release lever, the paper guide and the paper release lever all work as intended. This rare black typewriter is fitted with a new ribbon so you can type as soon as you get it and without any hassle. Also comes with the original case.
The overall condition is excellent. The keys of the Underwood 3 Bank work without sticking and it types well on the paper. Please note that the bell does not work and the case does not shut fully. The handle has been replaced as well. Other signs of use and age are present – please refer to the photos.
The Underwood 3 bank typewriter would be ideal for writers and authors, especially in the creative field. It will also be a unique gift. Due to the style and the aesthetics of the Underwood typewriter, it can be used for display purposes like home decor and events such as exhibitions and weddings. It appeals to all generations.
The vintage Underwood typewriter is located in London, UK.