Underwood, the great American typewriter manufacturer, was acquired by famed Italian typewriter manufacture Olivetti in the 1960s. The merged company continued to manufacture typewriters under the name of Olivetti Underwood or Underwood Olivetti. In the late 70s, however, the Underwood name was revived and used on machines that the company manufactured in Spain. One of these was the Underwood 319:
Ribbon has just been replaced, and may be found at good stationery stores. Please contact if interested.
This machine has been thoroughly cleaned and serviced inside and out. Many hours of work have gone into making it presentable and fully functional. To see some pictures of the cleaning process, please read more.
The typewriter was disassembled, and the outer body and case thoroughly washed.
After being cleaned, oiled, and adjusted, the inner mechanism waits to be reunited with the body.
The typing action and font is tested extensively. (NB: Dual-color ribbon installed, so can type in red also.)
Finally, it is ready for a good home!