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1980’s Working Silver Reed Leader II – New Ribbon, Case – Made in Japan – Red

Working Silver Reed Leader II vintage, manual portable typewriter in London, UK. After some research on the serial code, I concluded that it was produced in the 1980’s. Regardless of such old age, the Silver Reed machine works very well!  The comfortable keys are responsive and it provides customisable functions for comfortable typing. The backspace, carriage return lever, the bell, the shift keys, carriage lock, margin setters, ribbon selector (for the colour change), the carriage release lever and the paper release lever all work as intended. This Japanese made 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 which has a comfortable handle.

Please note that the typewriter is in the original red colour and has not been painted on recently.

Made in Japan.

The overall condition is excellent. All of the letter keys work and the Silver Reed Leader functions well. Minor signs of use and age are present. The percentage key sticks at times.

The retro Silver Reed 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 Leader typewriter, it can be used for display purposes like home decor and events such as exhibitions and weddings. It appeals to all generations.

The retro Silver Reed Leader II typewriter is located in London, UK.

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