Working Vintage 1960 Imperial The Good Companion 4 Typewriter- New Ribbon, Case – Cursive Font – Made in England
Working Imperial Good Companion 4 vintage, manual portable typewriter in London, UK. After some research on the serial code, I concluded that it was manufactured in 1960. Regardless of such old age, the Imperial typing machine works very well! The comfortable keys are responsive and smooth and it makes typing effortless and enjoyable. The backspace, carriage return lever, the bell, the shift keys, carriage lock, margin setters, ribbon colour switch, the carriage release lever, the paper guide and the paper release lever all work as intended. This British 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 case which has a comfortable handle.
One of the distinctive features of the typewriter is its unique cursive font which stands out as it produces a handwriting style of type.
The overall condition is good. The keys work smoothly and the Imperial Good Companion 4 typewriter types well. Minor signs of use and age are present. Please note that the top of the typewriter has a couple of scratches and there is insignificant damage on the left part. Please refer to the photos.
The retro Imperial typewriter would be ideal for art projects or creative writing. It would also be a unique gift. Due to the typing font and the aesthetics of the Imperial typewriter, it can be used for display purposes like home decor and events such as weddings. It would most likely appeal to typists of older generations.
The vintage Imperial Good Companion 4 typewriter is located in London, UK.