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HTF Vintage British Olivetti Glasgow Studio 42 Portable Manual Typewriter Circa 1940s Made in Italy

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HTF Vintage British Olivetti Glasgow Studio 42 Portable Manual Typewriter Circa 1940s Made in Italy
HTF Vintage British Olivetti Glasgow Studio 42 Portable Manual Typewriter Circa 1940s Made in Italy HTF Vintage British Olivetti Glasgow Studio 42 Portable Manual Typewriter Circa 1940s Made in Italy HTF Vintage British Olivetti Glasgow Studio 42 Portable Manual Typewriter Circa 1940s Made in Italy HTF Vintage British Olivetti Glasgow Studio 42 Portable Manual Typewriter Circa 1940s Made in Italy
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Item - Hard to Find Vintage British Olivetti 'Studio 42' Manual Typewriter in Original Wooden Carrying Case, Circa 1947-52; this particular example was Made In Italy and then assembled at The British Olivetti Limited Plant of Queenslie Industrial Estate, Glasgow, Scotland.

 

Maker - British Olivetti Limited of Glasgow, England

Marks - Marked to front panel with makers details as follows - BRITISH OLIVETTI LTD. GLASGOW MADE IN ITALY ASSEMBLED IN GT. BRITAIN 

 

Serial Number - 802359 is stamped to the underside (please see pics below)

Circa - 1947-52 (Glasgow Factory Opened in 1947 and production of this model ended in 1952)

Country of Origin - Italy (Scotland)

Dimensions - 12.5" by 12.25"

Weight - 5 Kilogram

Condition - Excellent Used Condition, fully working and still retaining it's original mat within the case.....there is some flaking to the rear of the machine as shown in the pictures top left. The Case is also in Excellent Used Condition with the holding mechanism and catch lock working perfectly, handle good and strong and no damage, though there is some very light scuff marks to the case as seen in the photos below. 

 

Other Interesting Points - The Studio 42 Typewriter is without doubt one of the most beautiful typewriters we have seen with some amazing design attributes including the Lamborghini style swing out and up typebar cover, the metal lettering to the paper holder and even to within the hinged wooden case (think gramophone case) with its patent locking mechanism to hold the typewriter firmly in place when being transported....For More on the Studio 42 please see the links below

http://www.magicmargin.net/2010/12/most-beautiful-typewriter.html

http://www.retrotechgeneva.com/2012/06/phenomenal-find-olivetti-studio-42.html  

Case Pics

Underside Pics

(Please see all Photos).

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