Working Vintage 1940’s Royal Typewriter-New Ribbon, Case-Black-Made in USA
Working vintage Royal manual portable typewriter available in London, UK. The typewriter was manufactured in 1940’s, according to the research on the serial code.
Despite being of such old age, the machine still functions exquisitely! Light responsive keys are designed for fast touch typing, producing a clear print impression. The keys are in metal rims are protected by a cover to prevent from wearing off. The backspace, carriage return lever, the bell, the shift keys, margin setters, ribbon colour swich, the carriage release lever, the paper guide and the paper release have incredibly good action. This American 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 carry handle.
The overall condition is great. Minor signs of use and age are present.
This round-shouldered machine with a cast iron surface would be ideal for writers, authors and journalists, especially in the creative field. The Royal typewriter was one of Ernest Hemingway’s and Ian Fleming’s favorite typewriters. It would also be a unique gift. Due to the style and the aesthetics of the black Royal typewriter, it can be used for display purposes like home decor and events such as exhibitions and weddings. It appeals to all generations.
The vintage Royal typewriter is located in London, UK.