Olivetti Valentine - Ettore Sottsass, Perry A. King - portable red typewriter

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Valentine.. An object with revolutionary shapes and colors. It is in permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York as an example of Italian design.
It is certainly the most famous Olivetti portable typewriter of all time, thanks to the work of the designers Ettore Sottsass and Perry A. King and the excellent advertising campaign that contributed to the worldwide success.

The body design was patented in the USA by Ettore Sottsass on March 23, 1971.

Paper format: Lettera / A4
Keyboard layout: QZERTY
Dimensions: 34 x 35 x 11,5 cm
Weight: 3,8 kg
made in: Barcelona

If you are looking for the most iconic, beautiful, famous Italian typewriter, here it is.

Immacolate mechanical and aestetic conditions. Carefully cleaned oiled and sanitized.

Please note::
// some surface signs, scratches, visible wear.
// black rubber stripes are missing in this machine.

See pictures for details: photos are exactly of the item you will get.

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Reviews (1)


Christian was very proactive in answering my questions , and making sure this purchase ended in total satisfaction. I am enchanted with this delightful vintage typewriter. It is such a great looking and useful piece. I can highly recommend this shop.

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