Yet another eBay purchase, $68 shipping included. Bought this for a Christmas present for my eldest daughter. I really like thee typing action of this one, as did Bill Wahl when I showed it to him. This machine was clean and came with a new ribbon installed.
The typeface on this Tippa S appears to be RO 1 PICA 10 pitch, based on the number 1 on the typeslug and on:
Status: Typewriter Hunter
In the beginning was the Tao, and the Tao created one, and the one created two, and two created three, and three created the ten thousand things...and thus it is with typewriter collecting! Hiker, photographer, acupuncturist and more in the Arizona desert.
Photo of the black Tippa S with its Dutch cousin Tippa...same name different mechanism, the black is carriage shift, the white is basket.