Working Vintage 1920’s Underwood 3 Bank Standard Typewriter – New Ribbon, Case – Made In USA


Working Underwood Standard 3 Bank vintage, manual portable typewriter in London, UK. After some research on the serial code, I concluded that it was manufactured in the mid 1920’s. Coming to be a centenarian soon, the Underwood machine works very well! The bouncy glass keys in chrome rims are light and responsive when typing and it invites the typist to enjoy the typewriter endlessly. All the mechanisms function well. This comfortable portable typewriter is fitted with a new black ribbon so you can type as soon as you get it, without any hassle. The typewriter is equipped with the ribbon switch mechanism, so you will be able to use only one ribbon, usually black and red , and change between these two colours. The typewriter comes with the case which has a comfortable handle.

The overall condition is good. The keys type without sticking and the Underwood operates as expected. Minor signs of use and age are present. Please refer to the photos.

The retro Underwood typewriter would be suitable for a traveler as it is light and portable. A plethora of famous writers, such Virginia Woolf and Stephan Zweig, enjoyed the Underwood to create their well-known novels. The typewriter will also be a unique gift. Due to the style and the aesthetics of the Underwood typewriter, it can be used for display purposes like home decor and events such as exhibitions and weddings. It would probably to appeal to older generations of typists.

The Underwood 3 Bank typewriter is located in London, UK.

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