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vintage Brother Signature Elite Series 0-88 Typewriter - taupe - circa 1960s
taupe metal body with ivory keys - features parallel key action, basket shift,
push button ribbon selector, Serial No. B4454551, made in Japan
includes vinyl carry case in brown with beige lining with full zip closure and handle

measurements:
Typewriter - 15 wide x 13 deep x 5 high | 38.1 x 33.02 x 12.7 cm (width = full length of platen)
Case - 13 x 15 | 33.02 x 38.1 cm (w/rounded corners)

Condition Notes: All keys, buttons and return carriage have been tested for general operation. There are no sticking keys and 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 and free of damage. This unit has been surface cleaned with a dry cloth only. 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.

The carry case has some surface scratches and scuffs, edge wear, and light discoloration from age on the exterior. The zipper operates smoothly and the interior has light wear and light discoloration from age.

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: This item is oversize, very heavy, must ship alone and does not count toward combined shipping for a multi-item order. Shipping cost shown is an ESTIMATE based on Oregon to New York; your cost may be a less if you live closer to the west coast. Overage (if any) will be refunded to your PayPal account once shipment is complete.

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vintage Brother Signature Elite Series S-088 Typewriter - 1960s

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