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vintage Olympia Splendid 33 portable manual typewriter with case - cream - 1950s-1960s
cream metal body with beige keys, green shift keys and platen knobs
Serial No. 05-727714, Inter-Continental Trading Corp., New York, NY USA
Olympia Werke AG - Wilhelmshaven - Made in Western Germany
includes matching hard case lid with sturdy plastic carry handle

Typewriter - 11 x 11 x 2½ | 27.94 x 27.94 x 5.08 cm (approx due to rounded corners)
Lid/Case - 12 x 12 | 30.48 x 30.48 cm (approx due to rounded corners)

Condition notes: All keys, buttons and return carriage have been tested for general operation. Two or three keys operated with mild sticking, the platen roll has no damage, turns freely, and the accessible knobs and levers are operational. Ribbon spools are intact but the ink is faded. The body is clean with only minor dents and light scratches. The lid has light surface wear from age/use. This unit has been surface cleaned. The interior of the unit has been gently sprayed with a can of compressed air. Further cleaning, inspection and repairs (if needed) should be handled by a professional and at the discretion and expense of the buyer.

We are not rating the condition of this machine due to the wide variety of opinions found in our research of vintage typewriters. We are not typewriter collectors, and do not have any information other than what is provided in this listing. Understand that we have not used this machine and because we sell items in as-found condition and have no history of their former life we cannot provide a guarantee of internal components or longevity of use. Please view all photos and read the notes regarding basic functionality.

Safety notes: This item has some small parts, moving parts, metal components and paint from prior to the 1970s which could be unsafe for young children. This item is not intended for use as a toy. Please purchase and use with caution and at your own risk.

Shipping notes: Ships via USPS Priority to all destinations - insurance and tracking are included.

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vintage Olympia Splendid 33 portable manual typewriter with case - cream - 1950s-1960s