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A Short Story of the Manual Portable Typewriter

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Traveller C Manual Portable Typewriter

Olympia Traveller C Manual Portable Typewriter
Olympia Traveller C
Manual Portable Typewriter
This small typewriter is ideal for anybody" on the move"
Lightweight and easy-to-carry, it is always at hand when you most need it.  Perfect for use indoors or outdoors, this neat, compact machine is simple to operate --- even the most inexperienced user will find it a pleasure to use for those little typing jobs.

Despite its delicate looks, the Traveller C is sturdy and robust, and offers a number of useful features to make your typing even simpler.  Margins, line spacing and touch adjuster control can be adjusted as required.  Using the ribbon switch lever, you can set the two color ribbon to black or red, or you can even produce a stencil.

Traveller C from Olympia -- the handy portable typewriter.

This machine had a high impact plastic top with a handle (not seen here)

Number  of keys: 44
Typing width Maximum; 8.25"
Paper width Maximum: 9.25"
Carriage lock
Paper release
Carriage release
Two-tone ribbon
Easy 3-step ribbon installation
Touch adjuster control


Weight:      8.8 lbs.
Width:        12.4"
Depth:        14.25"
Height:       3.95"


Punctuation mark
Reverse index
User friendly acoustics
Express - no imprint
Line control
Left and right margin setter
Margin zone and margin release
Tabulator matrix
Undo type lever
Line return
Linespacing: 1, 1.5, 2

Recommended retail price was: $109.00
This unit is no longer manufactured

Click here you see the current Olivetti manual portable (A short run of these units were named Royal- December 2005) now offered
on the web site of Clifton Commercial Concepts since mid 2004
At present, there are no other new manual portable typewriters offered

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Modified 12 July 2011