Working Vintage 1980’s Boots PT800 Portable Typewriter – New Ribbon, Case, Manual – Made In Japan
Working Boots PT800 vintage, manual portable typewriter in London, UK. According to the serial code, the typewriter was manufactured in the 1980’s. Despite such age, the grey 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 excellent. The keys type well and do not stick. Minor signs and age of use are present. Please note there is a very slight discoloration on several key buttons, around their edges.
The retro grey 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 Boots PT800 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 Boots PT800 typewriter is located in London, UK.