Working 1959 Blue Bird Manual Typewriter – New Ribbon, Case – Made in Western Germany
London Typewriters are delighted to offer for sale another example of top-end German typewriter manufacturing in this 1959 Blue Bird portable typewriter.
The Blue Bird works efficiently and has retained all its functions. The keys are crisp and solid in action and at the end of each line there is a strong sound from the bell. It is worth noting that the all chrome features are very well preserved with age and previous use.
The typewriter is designed to type in tables.
The colour is mute bluish grey.
There is a black ribbon installed and the typewriter is ready for immediate use. It comes with the case which has a comfortable soft leather handle.
The overall condition is very good. The keys type smoothly, without sticking. Minor signs of age and use are present.
Please note that the typewriter is fastened with two straps inside the case. The case has a zip on each side. The zip on one side does not quite close to the end by about two centimetres. However, the case is sturdy enough for safe transportation of the Blue Bird.
The Blue Bird would be a long term purchase for typing lengthy projects or scripts. It would also make a memorable gift for any occasion.
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