This is a wonderful Smith Corona % series Clipper typewriter in a good working order and has a nice typing action. It was made in the US in 1949 and has an all metal body in a coffee colour with dark green keys , lighter green shift , margin release and back space keys and brown carriage knobs . It has the Smith Corona logo to the front and the Clipper logo on the carriage as well as a very attractive Elite sized font giving you 12 letters to the inch. There are some minor marks and discolouration to the paintwork mainly on the left side of the ribbon cover and at the right hand end of the carriage. Also a few of the key tops shows some signs of wear , mainly the number 6 and the "e" keys.
This typewriter has been professionally cleaned ,serviced, adjusted and tested . It is in full working order and is fitted with a new Group 9 ribbon so its all ready for you to start typing on !
We can supply Group 9 typewriter ribbons at £4.95 each including postage. Available in plain black, red/black, blue and purple. You would then need to rewind the new ribbon onto the metal spools already in the typewriter .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 smart wooden case with black leatherette covering . The typewriter locks in place for transit and it has a sound external catch and handle. The case is in a very good condition.
The typewriter measures 30 cms x 32 cms x 12 cms .We also include a photo copy of an original instruction booklet.
This is a good working typewriter in a nice condition with a classic Mad Men look which is highly collectable .
Delivery anywhere within the UK is included in the price .