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Working Early 1980s Olympia Traveller De Luxe S Typewriter – New Ribbon, Case – Made in Western Germany

Working vintage Olympia Traveller de Luxe S manual portable typewriter in London (U.K.) According to the serial code, the typewriter was manufactured in the 1980s and it is one of the last models made in Germany before transition to electric typewriters. Regardless of such old age, the white typewriter works very well! The keys are responsive and solid and it makes the whole process of typing firm and confident. 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 German made typewriter 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.

Made in Western Germany.

The overall condition is good. All of the letter keys work well. Minor exterior signs of age and use are present.

The English singer, songwriter and author Morrissey, used the Olympia Traveller typewriter to write his lyrics.

The retro Olympia typewriter would be ideal for writers, authors and journalists. It would also make a unique gift. Due to the style and the aesthetics of the Traveller de Luxe typewriter, it can be used for display purposes like home decor and events such as exhibitions and weddings. It appeals to all generations.The typewriter is relatively small and portable in size and therefore would be suitable if you are planning to travel.


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