Created in 1935 by engineer Ottavio Luzzati.Hard to find fault in this truly handsome machine. Designed by Alexander "Xanti" Schawinsky, the Olivetti 46 / 42 reflects German "Bauhaus School".
This model was used by Thor Heyerdahl.
Very good vintage condition, especially as for an almost 80-year-old typewriter, some tiny imperfections due to the age.
All of our typewriters are serviced by an experienced former Olivetti technician :)
Refurbished, clean, full working condition with the original case, new ink ribbon installed, pink spools not included. Please enlarge the photos for the most accurate representation of condition and detail.
All the photos and descriptions of the items in our shop are as accurate as possible, but if you have any doubts, please ask us for additional info or photos before you decide to buy the product.
Made in Spain around 1940
Colour: original black
Keyboard layout: QWERTY Ñ
Fedex Economy shipping
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3-5 business days
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
We are Premium shop and all our typewriters, apart from looking great, are in a perfect working order. Once your typewriter arrives at your door, You will find Fully Serviced Typewriter in "Ready to type" mode with new fresh ribbon so you can type over 500 A4 pages. We will add to your order:
+ Test Inspaction Page
+ Our Quality Certificate
+ Reprinted manual instructions
+ Guide how to start and type on typewriter
+ Contact Post-purchase technical online support.
+ Coupone code with great discount if you need to buy an extra ribbons or another gift in the future.
We always install a new ribbon prior to shipping so your typewriter will be ready to use the minute you unpack it. If you need more of them, you can purchase them in our shop (check Ribbon and Accessories section) , we have them always available.
They can be also easily found on our Ebay or Amazon.
Ribbons last a long time unless you're typing constantly. If you type forty or sixty pages a week, you have to change the ribbon once a year or so (with new Original Pelikan ribbon you can write 500 pages easily)
So if all you're doing is casual correspondence you shouldn't have too much to worry about there.