Working 1940 Remington Model 5 Typewriter – New Ribbon, Case – Made in Canada
London Typewriters offer for sale a working and serviced Remington Model 5 portable typewriter, manufactured in 1940, in Canada.
Despite being eighty years old, the machine works very well! The comfortable keys are responsive and make a solid sound when pressed giving confidence to the typist. The backspace, carriage return lever, the bell, the shift keys, carriage lock, ribbon colour switch, the carriage release lever, the paper guide and the paper release lever all work as intended.
This black cast iron looking Remington typewriter is fitted with a new black ribbon so you can type as soon as you get it, without any inconvenience. Also comes with the original case which has a comfortable handle.
The overall condition is very good. The keys type well and the machine functions as a whole. Minor signs of use and age are present. Please note that the space bar got a crack which has been repaired with some support – please refer to photos.
A plethora of prominent authors and playwrights such as George Orwell, George Bernard Shaw and many, many others trusted their work to be typed on various Remington typewriters
This solid Remington Model 5 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 typewriter, it can be used for display purposes like home decor and events such as exhibitions and weddings. It would appeal to various age group of typists.