Imperial typewriters were made in Leicester in England and the Good Companion model was first launched in 1932 . It was named after J. B. Priestley's book " The Good Companions" which had been published at the same time and the collaboration with Priestley helped sell a huge number of Imperial typewriters .
This model is a number 6 and was made in 1964 in England and has rare Russian or Cyrillic font in a "elite" size giving you 12 characters to the inch. It has a metal body in a light green colour with black keys and creme shift keys , carriage knobs and space bar .It has " Manufactured by the Imperial Typewriter Company Ltd Leicester England " on the back and the "Imperial " logo at the front .
There are a few minor marks to the enamel paintwork ,mainly at the front right hand corner , but generally this Imperial is in a very nice condition .The silver chrome work is good and It types well .
This typewriter has been professionally serviced , cleaned , adjusted and tested. It is in full working order and fitted with a new Group 1 ribbon so its all ready for you to start typing on !
We can supply Group 1 typewriter ribbons from £4.95 each including postage. Available in plain black, red/black and a range of other colour options in a Universal ribbon .You would then rewind the new ribbon onto the existing metal spools . 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 tan coloured imitation leather carry case which has some small marks and signs of wear , but is in a good overall functional condition . The clasp , handle are sound and the zips works well . We also include a copy of an original Model 6 instruction booklet .
The typewriter measures 28cms by 30 cms by 11 cms high .
This is a wonderful 1960's style typewriter in a fabulous colour and in a good working order with the rare Cyrillic font .
Delivery anywhere within the UK is included in the price.