Working Vintage 1930’s Remington Home Portable Typewriter – New Ribbon, Case – Made in USA and UK
Working vintage Remington Home Portable manual typewriter in London, UK. According to the serial code, we established that the typewriter parts were manufactured in the 1930’s, during the Great American Depression, in USA. Then it was assembled in the UK. Taking into account such a milestone, this typewriter has preserved all its functions and, also cosmetically looks really neat. The solid metal rim keys are strong and comfortable and it provides a sense of stability and sturdiness to the typist. However, as the typewriter was made during the worst economic downturn, this particular model lacks the back space key, the right margin, the bell, ribbon colour switch and paper support .
This USA and UK made typewriter is fitted with a new black ribbon and it is ready for action. Also comes with the original case which has a comfortable hand-made handle.
This ninety years old typewriter is in superb working order. Minor signs of age and use are present.
A plethora of world famous writers such as Agatha Christie and George Orwell preferred to use the Remington Home Portable typewriter.
This typewriter would be an inspiring model to authors and writers. Due to its sleek and glossy looks, it would be a center piece at a wedding, exhibition, office or home. It would also be an ideal present. This typewriter would probably suit a typist who is already familiar with typewriters.