Working Vintage 1959 Blue Bird (Torpedo) Vintage Manual Typewriter – Made in Western Germany
Working Blue Bird (Torpedo) vintage, manual portable typewriter in London, UK. After some research on the serial code, I concluded that it was manufactured in 1959. Despite of its age, the machine retains all it functions and works very well! The keys are comfortable and sturdy. All mechanisms work as intended. This reliable German typewriter is fitted with a new black ribbon so it is ready for immediate use. Also comes with the original case which has a comfortable handle.
Made in Western Germany.
The overall condition is good and the Blue Bird functions well. Minor signs of use and age are present on the typewriter. Please refer to the photos.
The famous English romance novelist Jackie Collins wrote her books using a Blue Bird typewriter. This cool coloured typewriter would be ideal to inspire beginners in learning to type using a creative, non-electronic piece of engineering. The retro Blue Bird typewriter will also be a unique gift. Due to the style and the aesthetics of the 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 Blue Bird typewriter is located in London, UK.