Used (normal wear)699 ebay Olympia SM3 Deluxe Green Pica Portable Typewriter w/ Case W Germany 1957 TESTED In beautiful condition Near Fort Belvoir Alexandria VA 22309 Ask for Todd Cash Only No Shipping Works great As you can see by my "test typing" I am way out of practice :} Needs a new ribbon... Very solid machine Mouse over pics to zoom in Serial number 1091704 from shot of underneath at bottom dates to 1957 From Amazon: "Olympia SM models from West Germany are generally regarded as some of the best manual typewriters ever engineered. Founded in 1903 in Berlin, Olympia founders fled to Wilhelmshaven, West Germany in 1945 after their factories in East Germany were taken over by the Communists. The Olympia SM Schreibmaschine (mid-size writing machine) has proven legendary for its mechanics and has been favored by authors Woody Allen, Patricia Highsmith, Stan Laurel, Robert Penn Warren, James Michener, Evan S. Connell and Carson McCullers. The solid, well-constructed machines are perfect for typewriter enthusiasts who not only want to own an aesthetically pleasing object, but truly want to type, type, and type to their heart content." From typewriterreview com "The Olympia SM3 is a reliable workhorse, from a solid body construction to keys that provide good response and feedback."... See more at the site. Important: The Silver button on the left upper side is the LOCK KEYS button and needs to be unlocked before you use it.
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