Working Vintage 1950’s Olivetti Lettera 22 Portable Typewriter – New Ribbon, Case – Made in Great Britain
Working Olivetti Lettera 22 vintage, manual portable typewriter in London, UK. After some research on the serial code, I concluded that it was manufactured in the 1950’s. Regardless of such old age, the Olivetti machine works very well! The comfortable keys are responsive and smooth when typing and it makes the whole experience of typing, enjoyable and effortless. All the mechanisms function well. This iconic Italian 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 case which has a comfortable handle.
The overall condition is good. The keys type without sticking and the Olivetti operates as expected. Minor signs of use and age are present. Please note the zip closes only one half of the case.
The retro Olivetti Lettera 22 typewriter would be suitable for a traveler as it is light and portable. Also it is very popular among writers and authors. Will Self, the famous English novelist and journalist typed his novels by using this particular model. The typewriter will also be a unique gift. Due to the style and the aesthetics of the Olivetti typewriter, it can be used for display purposes like home decor and events such as exhibitions and weddings. It appeals to all generations.
The retro Olivetti 22 typewriter is located in London, UK.