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Typewriters (updated)!

Hi, here’s an update on the typewriters we have available at the moment. They’ve all been serviced and in ready-to-type mode!

To view, come by on Saturday from 12-7pm. On all other days, we are open by appointment.

 

Royal typewriter

Royal typewriter

Hermes 3000 typewriter

Hermes 3000 typewriter (sold)

Wellon typewriter (Japan)

Wellon typewriter, Japan (sold)

Olympia Traveller de Luxe

Olympia Traveller de Luxe

 

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New! Two typewriters we love

The chilli-red Olivetti (for sale)

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And the super sweet turquoise Hermes 300 (for rent only)

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New arrivals – typewriters

Catch these before they’re gone!

We love the baby blue keyboard of the Hermes Baby (no relation to the fashion brand). Made in West Germany, it was quite an iconic typewriter in its day. This model was made around 1966.

Hermes Baby (sold)

Another blue –  a dusky hue for the Hanimex, made in Japan, circa 1960s.

Hanimex Regal

Sophisticated brown Royal Litton typewriter, made in Japan also in the 60s.

Royal

The Olivetti Dora was designed by renowned Italian architect Ettore Sottsass (he also designed the chilli red Olivetti Valentine and founded the Memphis design movement – think geometric shapes and squiggly lines). Note the clean and simple, slightly boxy shape. The typeface, as we read, is Techno Pica, a similarly boxy font. Made in the 60s in Spain.

Olivetti Dora

Finally, the most unusual of the lot with a woodgrain casing, another Royal Litton.

Royal (sold)

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