Olympia Typewriter Ribbon - Black and Red or All Black Typewriter Ribbon - 1/2" Ribbon w/ 2" Spools - Fits Almost All Vintage Typewriters

Olympia Typewriter Ribbon - Black and Red or All Black Typewriter Ribbon - 1/2" Ribbon w/ 2" Spools - Fits Almost All Vintage Typewriters



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This is a 1/2 inch replacement typewriter ribbon for any manual Olympia typewriter. It is sealed in a plastic sleeve and comes in a cardboard box.

This nylon typewriter ribbon comes in black and red, or all black ink on 2" plastic spools. The ribbon has two automatic reversing grommets that allow the ribbon to reverse direction once it reaches the end in machines with this feature. (Not all typewriters have this ability, but most do.)

PLEASE NOTE. The photos picture a ribbon with black and red ink. I'm currently waiting a new shipment of ribbons, and don't have any more of the black and red combo. If you want such a ribbon, please let me know. Otherwise, the ribbon I'll ship will be black only.
This replacement typewriter ribbon is suitable for Olympia typewriters, both standard and portable versions, as well as many other brands, including Smith Corona, Brother, Olivetti, Adler, Sears, Underwood, and more. It is a 1/2" ribbon with universal spools designed to fit almost all 1/2" ribbon machines,

PLEASE NOTE. The ribbon spools may not fit all Olympias. However, you can use the ribbon itself as a replacement, winding it on any pre-existing spools you might have.

Even if you have a typewriter that will not accept these spools, the ribbon itself can be used in any machine that accepts 1/2" ribbon. If the spools do not fit you can use appropriately sized spools (the ones already on you machine) and wind the ribbon onto those. This is not a complicated process, but can be confusing, so please contact me if you need help with it.

If you are not sure if this ribbon will fit your typewriter, please contact me with any questions.

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christoro620 Jun 6, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Works perfectly with my Olympia SM7! I would definitely recommend to others

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miragemama Jan 10, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Ribbon has good ink, seller very helpful.

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Jane Ramsey Jun 16, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

Great seller! I bought things listed as a package, but I didn’t see and added them to my purchase individually. He alerted me to that and is refunding the price difference! Wonderful! Everything arrived as stated. I will purchase from him again and again!

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Jane Ramsey Jun 7, 2018

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Great seller, items arrived promptly as described! Will purchase from you again! Thanks!

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