Made Circa 1982
With Deluxe Black Leatherette Carry Case,
New Black/Red Ribbon and Facsimile Manufacturers Instruction Book
The Olympia factory in West Germany had an excellent reputation for producing top-quality typewriters. The Traveller DeLuxe is no exception. With a design heritage going back to 1955, when the original SF was first produced, the first model spawned a whole series of lightweight but extremely durable typewriters. These were re-designed to a more 'boxy' appearance in 1969 to become the Olympia Traveller. The Traveller continued to be developed for the next two decades and ended up having a production run much longer than its' predecessors
Olympia did a limited run of Travellers with a special Deluxe black leatherettecarry case instead of the usual plastic 'snap over' kind, and this machine is from that batch. It boasts a 44-character keyboard and pop-up paper rest. A handy feature is the margin release key which also doubles as a typebar anti-clash device. Clash two typebars and when you press the key, they pop back down again. You will never have to get inky fingers ever again by putting them into the segment ! Every detail of these machines has been carefully thought out to make life as convenient as possible for the user. This particular machine has had little use and is in good condition. It takes a readily-available ribbon which is still in current production. If you are looking for a quality typewriter that will take more than just occasional use when necessary, this would be the one to have.
Plus £17 UK Postage