Working 1960s Imperial Good Companion Model 7 Typewriter – New Ribbon, Case – Very Good Condition – Made in England
Working Imperial Good Companion Model 7 is offered for sale by London Typewriters.
This beautiful model was designed and made in the 1960s, in Leicester England, by the iconic English typewriter manufacturer, Imperial.
Regardless of such old age, this typewriter works well! The comfortable keys are crisp in action and snappy, making the typist feel confident whilst using the typewriter.
The backspace, carriage return lever, the bell, the shift keys, carriage lock, margin setters, ribbon colour switch, the carriage release lever, the paper guide and the paper release lever all work as intended.
This Good Companion Model 7 is fitted with a new black ribbon so you can type as soon as you get it, without any hassle. Also comes with the original case which has a comfortable handle.
The Imperial Good Companion Model 7 is designed to type in columns, by setting and releasing the tabulator keys.
The overall mechanical condition is very good. Minor signs of use and age are present – please refer to photos. Please note that the zip on the case is broken. However, the typewriter can be fixed to the base when transporting and the working lock keeps the case together.
This cerulean blue Imperial typewriter would be ideal for writers, journalists and artists for art projects. It would also make a unique gift. Due to the style and the aesthetics of the Imperial typewriter, it can be used for display purposes like home decor and events such as exhibitions and weddings. It would appeal to typists of different typing styles and abilities.
One of the Imperial Good Companion models was a trustworthy typing companion to John Lennon, the acclaimed member of the famous Beatles.