A lovely two tone bright white and dark grey coloured Olympia SM 8 typewriter with dark grey keys , space bar and carriage knobs . Olympia was a German brand of typewriter that was known for their great quality and ease of use and this one was made in West Germany in 1973. It has the Olympia logo on the front and the manufacturers details on the back . It types very nicely and has been professionally cleaned ,serviced, adjusted and tested . It is in full working order and is fitted with a new Group 1 ribbon so its all ready for you to start typing on. This one has the standard "elite" sized font giving you 11 letters to the inch.
We can supply Group 1 typewriter ribbons at £4.95 each including postage. Available in plain black, red/black and other colour options on Universal spools.
This model has a metal casing and the whole front section lifts up to access the ribbon . The SM portables have a reputation as being "the writers " typewriter and this one certainly types very nicely .It does have a few very minor marks to the casing ,mainly on the front sides and some wear to the white paintwork at the front edges. It measures 30 cm by 32 cm by 14 cm high .
It comes with a standard Olympia black vinyl carry case which is in a good functional condition with just some small marks and signs of wear . The handle and latch to close work well.
We include a copy of an instruction manual . All in all this is a good working Olympia in a lovely condition .
Delivery anywhere within the UK is included in the price.