Working 1950s Olivetti Lettera 22 Typewriter – New Ribbon, Case, Cleaning Kit, Manual – Original Coral Colour – Made in Great Britain
London Typewriters are delighted to present for sale an absolutely charming 1950s Olivetti Lettera 22 portable typewriter. This originally Italian model was made in Great Britain.
All the mechanical features and functionalities of this rare coral colour typewriter, are well preserved. The comfortable keys type well and smoothly which makes the whole process of typing endlessly enjoyable. The letter keys are designed in a concave shape, supporting the fingertips of the typist, with comfort in mind.
The Olivetti Lettera 22 is equipped with a ribbon colour switch and three line spacing positions. At the end of each line, there is a very impressive ‘Ding’ sound from the bell.
There is a new black ribbon installed and the typewriter is ready for operation. It comes with a case, which is in good order.
The overall condition is very good. The Olivetti Lettera 22 types very well. Minor signs of age and use are present. Please note that there are a couple of small scratches on the left bottom corner of the frame – please refer to photos.
The world famous Italian film director and screenwriter Frederico Fellini typed his work on the Olivetti Lettera 22.
This ‘Bellissima’ Olivetti Lettera 22 would suit every typist with diverse typing skills. It is light enough to take as hand luggage, if planning a typing retreat. It would also make a never-to-be-forgotten present for any occasion.