Working 1979 Silver-Reed SR 180 De Luxe Typewriter – New Ribbon, Case – Made In Japan
Working Silver-Reed SR 180 De Luxe vintage, manual portable typewriter in London, UK. According to the serial code, the typewriter was manufactured in 1979. Despite such age, the light blue machine works very well! The comfortable keys are responsive and light making typing on it 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 Japanese made typewriter is fitted with a new black ribbon so it is ready for immediate use. Also comes with the case which has a comfortable handle.
The overall condition is good. The keys type well and do not stick. Minor signs from age and use are present. Please refer to the photos.
This retro typewriter would be ideal for a traveller as it is small in size and light in weight. The typewriter could be a starting point for a typewriter novice. It will also be a unique gift. Due to the style and the aesthetics of the Silver-Reed SR 180 De Luxe typewriter, it can be used for display purposes like home decor and events such as exhibitions and weddings. It appeals to all generations.