Smith Corona is one of the best typewriter brands, produced many popular portable and desktop typewriter models for writers throughout the years. This 1950s Smith Corona Silent-Super (known as 5's series) is one of the most uncommon models in Europe (made in the USA). It is a great typewriter choice for first time typists and slow typists because this typewriter is heavy-duty and can keep up with regular use! This Corona typewriter boasts with a supple and light key feeling, fast responsive keys, and a light segment shift.
- Beautiful comfy keys
- 1950s elegant curvy design
- Durable mechanics
- Bi-color ribbon selector (it can type with ink in black, red, purple, green, pink, blue...or any 2 color combinations).
*TYPEFACE: ELITE 10cpi Pica typeface (10 characters per inch)
*COSMETICS: This typewriter is in good condition - age signs on the body and paint (mostly missing paint on the back plate - see photos). Beautiful smooth light green/blue crinkle finish (called teal). The chrome plated metal parts look good, very few rust sides on the internals which have been addressed and treated. Overall, very good condition after cleaning/polishing/servicing.
*MECHANICS: As with all our serviced typewriters - this one is in outstanding mechanical condition. As part of our service process this typewriter has received new inside lining on the ribbon cover (felt), and of course - new ink. Professionally serviced and complete. All parts are original and perfectly working. It is ready to withstand many hours of heavy typing with it's smooth carriage, light keys and sturdy design.
*CASE: Hard-shell holiday case, comes in brown color. With automatic lock.
*OUR RECOMMENDATION: We always recommend this model if you are a beginner. It is fit for daily use.
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.