Vintage and Antique Typewriters > SOLD! *NEW* Olivetti Valentine by Ettore Sottsass! Beautiful, Original 1969 Model!
SOLD! *NEW* Olivetti Valentine by Ettore Sottsass! Beautiful, Original 1969 Model!

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Availability: SOLD! Thanks for looking!
Prod. Code: OLIVAL-1969-OC8

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Make: Olivetti

Model: Valentine  

Date Of Manufacture: ca. 1969 - Marked "Made in Olivetti Plant - Barcelona Spain". This is not the Mexican reproduction of the 1980's coming from Japan. The original is very hard to find, especially in this condition!

Font/Size: Pica - 10 Characters per inch

Condition: Near Mint+ - Cleaned, oiled, adjusted, tested and new ribbon installed. 5 Year Warranty!

Color: Red

Decals: Molded

Case: Yes - Excellent condition with case straps intact and showing better-than-average wear.

Owners Manual: No

Accessories: VTS Cleaning Kit - oil, dust brush, type face brush and cleaning cloth. Two(2) extra original ribbon spools loaded with fresh ribbon and individually vacuum sealed!

Size: 13" x  14" x 5"

Weight: 9 lbs  2 oz with hardwood base

S&H Fees Lower 48 United States: FREE UPS Ground Insured.

S&H Fees International: USPS Express Mail Service actual shipping less a $25 USD shipping discount. Please email for current rate!

VTS Opinion of Use: Hard to find Condition, Original Model, and Museum Of Modern Art approved design! Sleek, low profile and unlike any other make of typewriter. The Valentine is still the design standout typewriter of the 20th century. Quality construction, smooth action and a unique cosmetic design makes the Valentine one to own. The pictures say it all! It has been fully degreased, cleaned, adjusted, oiled, tested and comes with a new ribbon installed. Over 3 hour hands on process performed over several days. It's ready to type right out of the box! Thanks for looking and please let me know if you have any questions about this beautiful, original vintage typewriter or need more pictures :-) 







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