One of the best typewriter models for enthusiasts and writers. Stunningly beautiful East German portable typewriter from 1953 with serial number 1 717 xxx. This typewriter is one of the finest typewriters ever made combining precise German mechanics and a stunningly elegant design. In excellent - it is an embodiment of the perfect writing tool.
This typewriter has been fully professionally serviced by our technician. It has been disassembled, cleaned, tested, aligned, fine tuned and ready for the next decades. It is in outstanding working condition.
*TYPEFACE: Pica 10 cpi typeface. Big, readable font.
*COSMETICS: This typewriter is in excellent condition. A few paint scratches and blemishes (see photos for details). The black glossy paint is overall in great shape with a smooth, shiny finish. The chrome plated metal parts look great. The machine is finished off with a protective, museum-quality wax in order to protect the paint from oxidation, dirt, scratches and fingerprints. The keys have been polished individually, as well as the typewriter body. Platen roller is in good condition, with cleaned and refurbished rubber.
*MECHANICS: As with all our serviced typewriters - this one is in outstanding mechanical condition. As part of our servicing this typewriter has been thoroughly cleaned and has received new ink. It is ready to withstand many hours of heavy typing with it's smooth carriage, light keys and sturdy design.
*CASE: The case is in good condition. It has a new, soft, black handsewn leather handle. The lock works well, too.
*OUR RECOMMENDATION: We always recommend this model if you are planning on regular use and heavy typing. This typewriter has no other match and deserves it's own category - a true performer - built to last more than a lifetime.
All our typewriters are delivered to you ready to start typing. All machines have an installed new ink ribbon which should last at least 500 A4 pages.
Our typewriters include a 1 year warranty.