1955 Rare SMITH CORONA Skyriter Portable Typewriter – Included in the SFO Museum


  • Made in USA, Smith Corona Inc.
  • Serial No.: 2Y 244327
  • Manufactured in 1955
  • Colors: Grey, dark green
  • Materials: metal, steel, plastic
  • French AZERTY keyboard
  • All of the typewriter’s keys work and the machine seems to function as it should
  • Platen-rubber in very good condition
  • Cleaned and oiled
  • Bell rings, carriage is very smooth
  • Signs of age and use, some spots of rust and surface wear
  • Missing rubber feet on bottom
  • It comes with its original travel metal case (shows wear)
  • Please view the photos as part of the description
  • Dimensions: 28 x 31 x 7,5 cm (case)

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Here is a rare 1955 Smith Corona-Skyriter portable typewriter in working condition with its original metal case. It was designed for use and to fit under the seat in a typical airplane, thus the name Skyriter. This model included in the exhibition “The Typewriter: An Innovation in Writing” at the SFO Museum, San Francisco International Airport in 2017/18. LINK: https://artblart.files.wordpress.com/2017/07/installation-v.jpg
Add this collectible antique typewriter to your home office as an outstanding conversation piece. It would also be ideal for writers and authors, especially in the creative field.

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Weight 5 kg