Working Vintage 1970’s Scheidegger President (Olivetti) Typewriter – White/Burgundy – New Ribbon, Case – Made by Scheidegger International School Ltd
Working 1970’s contemporary looking Scheidegger President typewriter with the mechanism based on the Olivetti typewriter. According to the serial code, the typewriter was manufactured in 1970’s. Despite being over 35 years old, the typewriter retains all necessary functions and works well. Light touch keyboard with responsive keys allows the typist to enjoy the typewriter with a smooth and pleasant touch. All the mechanisms (the backspace, carriage return lever, the bell, the shift keys, carriage lock, margin setters, the carriage release lever, the paper guide and the paper release lever) function as intended. The typewriter is supplied with a new black ribbon and therefore is ready for instant use. The medium sized machine comes with a case which has a comfortable handle. The typewriter was created by Scheidegger International School Ltd.
The overall condition is good. All the letter keys work smoothly. Insignificant signs of age and use are present.
Please note when typing the letter A and the letter Z appear slightly raised above the other characters along a line of type. Please refer to the photos
The slick modern looking typewriter would be ideal for beginners , due to its soft touch. Also it would suit writers, journalist and other professionals. This typewriter is a great idea as a gift or can be used for home decor. It would be suitable for any generation of typists.
The Scheidegger President typewriter is located in London, UK.