A rat rod among typewriters, this 1937 greenish blue compact Olympia Simplex model 6. The typewriter has clear signs of wear and age, a beautiful distressed look. Yet this typewriter functions like it did almost 80 years ago. Somewhere in his childhood this typewriter was painted from a black to a dark greenish blue color, you can still see the relief of its original simplex logo underneath the paint. The dealer sticker on the top left of the machine reads: "Kantoormachinehandel WILSON Utrechtsestraat 133 Amsterdam . c - TEL. 238395". The keys have Dutch wording on them, shift is marked as 'wisseltoets' backspace is marked as 'terugsteltoets' and de caps lock key is marked 'wissel slot'.
The Olympia Simplex model 6 is in a good working condition, fully functional and comes with a brand new ink-ribbon installed, ready for use.
• Height approximately (excl cover) 4¾ inches (12 cm)
• Depth approximately (excl cover) 11 7/16 inches (29 cm)
• Width approximately (excl cover) 12 3/16 inches (31 cm)
• The typewriter weighs approximately 11 Lbs (5,1 kg )
This item is in an antique shabby condition, it has obvious marks of age and use. There is paint loss, rust and stained keys. The item is however fully functional and operates smoothly. The original wooden case with faux black leather finish is included without the key. The case also has clear signs of age and use, it is in shabby condition. Please take a good look at all the pictures to get an accurate impression of the condition of the typewriter. This is the actual item you will receive.