Working Late 1970s Silver Reed Silverette Portable Typewriter – New Ribbon, Case – Made In Japan
Working Silver Reed Silverette manual portable typewriter in London (U.K.).
According to the serial code, the typewriter was manufactured in the 1970s, in Japan.
Despite such age, the original navy Silver Reed Silverette works well! The comfortable keys are responsive and light making typing on it effortless and enjoyable. All the mechanisms work as intended.
This Japanese made typewriter is fitted with a new black ribbon so it is ready for immediate use. Also comes with the case which has a comfortable handle.
The overall condition is good. The keys type well and do not stick. Minor signs and age of use are present – please refer to photos. Also, please note that after restoration the typewriter still retains a few small signs of age and wear, visible on the metal inside. A few keys are discoloured, this is due to previous maintenance and storage conditions.
The Silver Reed Silverette would be ideal for a traveller as it is small in size and light in weight. The typewriter could be a starting point for a typewriter novice. It will also be a unique gift. Due to the style and the aesthetics of the Silver Reed Silverette typewriter, it can be used for display purposes like home decor and events such as exhibitions and weddings. It appeals to all generations.
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