Working Vintage Late 1970s Erika Model 105 Portable Typewriter – New Ribbon, Case – Made in GDR (East Germany)
Working Erika Model 105 retro, manual portable typewriter in London (U.K.). According to the serial code, it was manufactured in the end of the 1970s. 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 overall condition is very good. All of the keys work without sticking and the typewriter types evenly. Minor signs of use and age are present. Please note there is an insignificant discolouration at the rear of the body.
The Erika Model 105 retro typewriter would suit any typist with or without typing skills. Also, it is recommended for typists with any weakness or stiffness in their hands, as the keys do not require much effort as they are light and responsive . This typewriter would also be suitable for beginners who are learning to type.