Custom Color-shift Olivetti Lettera 22 Ultraportable Manual Typewriter

Custom Color-shift Olivetti Lettera 22 Ultraportable Manual Typewriter

$649.00Price
You can see this typewriter in action on YouTube

https://youtu.be/UDB76kn2t1I

Lettera 22 ultraportable portable manual typewriter fully reconditioned (you can read on that process below under about us-reconditioning most sellers do not do this or have the training to do so) 

This typewriter was custom painted black with a liquid colorshift purple metallic finish that goes from purple metallic to black to gold with a pearl finish and a 2k clear coat. It’s beautiful and in excellent condition. Comes with the case. 

The Olivetti Lettera 22 [oliˈvetti ˈlɛttera ventiˈdue] is a portable mechanical typewriter designed by Marcello Nizzoli in 1949 or, according to the company’s current owner Telecom Italia, 1950. This typewriter was very popular in Italy, and it still has many fans. It was awarded the Compasso d’oro prize in 1954. In 1959 the Illinois Institute of Technology chose the Lettera 22 as the best design product of the last 100 years.

Lightweight and low profile portable! 

Dimensions 13x10x3 weighs 7.9 lbs

My typewriters are packaged securely for shipping and come with the case and user manual.

We have a large inventory of typewriter accessories like typewriter pads, dustcover, extra ribbons, vintage paper, correction paper, erasers and more that you can add to your order! Too see them all just check them out in the shop and add individually and you will see some select options at checkout. 

Most of our typewriters are custom made and are previewed on social media throughout the process so many will sell before ever being listed so follow us on social media to see what’s coming soon! 

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About US- What is Restoration and Reconditioning?

All the typewriters available for sale at Colombo Collection have been professionally reconditioned and restored to ultimate functionality unless otherwise stated as serviced.  You can read more on our about us page to understand the differences between serviced, refurbished, reconditioned and restored.  Most sellers do not have the training or do not provide these services.

So how do we do it? 

First, we disassemble the typewriter including the body and the platen from the carriage.
Then the typewriter is put into an ultra-sonic cleaning tank to degrease the machine removing gunk, grime, oil, dirt you get the picture! Then the typewriter goes through a drying process.

Next all the pieces are reviewed for any damage or corrosion and are treated or replaced. Any repairs needed are made at this time. Keys and hammers are straightened, and their alignments corrected. Then all the metals are chemically cleaned and polished.
 
All rubber components are replaced.  The platen’s is refurbished or replaced completely and the same for the feed rollers. 

The plastics are treated, repaired if needed including rubbing compounds to remove any scratches and resurface then polished. 

The exterior if left original is cleaned, treated, buffed and polished.  If it’s a restored painted piece the body is cleaned, sanded, degreased, primed, painted with new paint then dried and polished.  

Then the typewriter is tested again its tested throughout the process then once that is complete the machine is reassembled. Then the typewriter goes through a lengthy Final Quality Assurance testing that is over 30 minutes of continuous typing then we double check alignment and all other functions on the typewriter and any final adjustments are made.

With a reconditioned typewriter from Colombo Collection you can rest assured that you have invested in a quality Typewriter that has been fully tested and restored to once again provide many years of reliable service!
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