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1953 Burgundy Olympia SM2 Typewriter
  • 1953 Burgundy Olympia SM2 Typewriter


    This is a fine example of an unusual, OLYMPIA SM2 typewriter with the original burgundy body colour, from 1953. This typewriter is in excellent condition mechanically and cosmetically. It has the original textured burgundy body finish. This Olympia is in excellent condition in every way and has been professionally serviced, aligned and adjusted. This is an extraordinary typewriter that has an elegant and profound presence on your desk or in your office. journalist, It has been adjusted to have a softer and lighter touch than Olympia's generally have.

    For many, the Olympia SM Model line is considered to be the height of mid-century typewriter manufacturing. It is one of the most well-engineered, solid, durable and usable typewriter models ever manufactured. The SM series of typewriters from the Olympia factories in Germany are considered by many to be the "gold-standard" of what a modern portable typewriter should be. It is perfect for a fast typer, or a slower one.

    Acme typewriters have been the choice of discerning collectors and writers more than 1,000 times since we began selling online in 2016. They are fully guaranteed to work and fully guaranteed to arrive damage-free. Most shipments to the US arrive in 3 days--often much faster than most domestic shipments within the US. Acme typewriters are carefully selected, beautifully restored and come with a one-year mechanical warranty and lifetime customer-service. Each comes with a lead seal, attached to the body, identifying it as a fully-restored Acme typewriter. Many new dealers strive to imitate us--none succeed. 

    Mechanically it is working perfectly, as originally manufactured. Cosmetically. it is in beautiful condition with minimal signs of usage or wear. The chrome is in top condition as is the overall finish. The colouring is uniform, unmarred by sun-fading or overuse. The rubber on the feet and feeder rollers is in top condition and still appropriately soft. The platen is smooth and clean and and leaves a very nice impression on the paper.

    The keyboard is QWERTY with keys for European languages, and the typeface is Olympia's Pica (10 c.p.i.). It comes with a new ribbon so that you can start typing immediately. 

    This typewriter does not come with a carrying case.

    More photos and with higher resolution can be found at our website: 

    This wonderful example of an OLYMPIA SM2 will be packed and shipped with the greatest care to preserve its condition and beauty. We have a lot of experience in shipping typewriters and have an excellent track record for proper packing and safe delivery. It will be fully insured for shipment.

    If you have any questions or wish to see more photos, please don't hesitate to contact us.

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