The Olivetti Lettera 22 was designed in Italy in 1950 by Marcello Nizzoli and proved to be extremely popular throughout the 1950's winning numerous design awards . It was very portable for the time as it measures 30 cms x 30 cms x 8 cms high . This one is in a fabulous and original salmon pink enamel colour making it rare and highly sought after .It has charcoal keys , space bar and carriage knobs and was made in the Olivetti Glasgow factory in Scotland .This one has the slightly larger " Pica " sized font giving you 10 letters to the inch.
It works and types well and is in a good condition with just some minor marks , mainly at the front left corner and left hand corner where the ribbon cover joins.
This typewriter has been professionally cleaned, serviced , adjusted and tested. It is in full working order and fitted with a new Group 4 ribbon so its all ready for you to start typing on.
We also include a photo copy of an original product booklet .
We can supply Group 4 typewriter ribbons when required from £4.95 each including postage. Available in plain black, red/black and a range of colours. A ribbon will last you a long time and to give you an idea , in an office environment with someone using a typewriter professionally a ribbon would last them around 3 months.
It comes with a standard Olivetti carry case which does have some discolouration and marks on both the inside and outside but is also generally in a very nice condition. There are 2 zips and a handle which all work well . We also include a photocopy of an original Lettera 22 instruction manual with a run down of all its features and some typing tips .
This is a very nice working 1961 Lettera 22 in a fabulous and rare colour and with a service and new ribbon is already for you to take out of the box and start typing on !
Delivery anywhere within the UK is included in our price .