Working Vintage 1965 Erika Model 30 Typewriter – New Ribbon, Case – Made in DDR (Deutsche Demokratische Republik)
Working Erika Model 30 retro, manual portable typewriter in London, UK. According to the serial code, it was manufactured in 1965. Regardless of its age, the Erika machine works perfectly well! The comfortable and light keys are smooth when typing and it gives an even, enjoyable response. All the mechanisms work sharply as intended. This sturdy typewriter is fitted with a new black ribbon so it is ready for immediate action. Also comes with the original case which has a comfortable handle.
The typewriter was made in Eastern Germany. Erika typewriters were underestimated, unfairly in our opinion, and were not popular or considered a serious contender to other models made in Western Germany. But Erika typewriters deserve to be better appreciated as they are sturdy, reliable and have an effortless feel when typing.
The overall condition is good. All of the keys work without sticking and the typewriter types evenly. Minor signs of use and age are present.
The Erika Model 30 retro typewriter would suit any typist with or without typing skills. It would also make a unique gift. This typewriter would be suitable for typing long projects.
The Erika Model 30 vintage typewriter is located in London, UK.