All original 1955 Royal Quiet De Luxe typewriter in a rare and hard-to-find Yellow color. This beautiful Yellow model was one of the original glossy colors that Royal introduced in 1955 to their already popular Quiet De Luxe model. The Yellow model, only produced for about one year, is one of the least-common colors to find. The Quiet De Luxe model was discontinued in 1959.
This beautiful Quiet De Luxe typewriter, in excellent condition and is complete with its original case and key and original owners manual
Overall, the original glossy Yellow paint is in excellent condition with a few very minor nicks and scratches to the paint. The inside and bare metal parts are exceptionally clean and the original case (fiberglass with tweed covering) is in excellent, fully working condition with only some slight discoloration from age and use. Overall, a beautiful, all original, professionally serviced, fully functional 1955 Royal Quiet De Luxe typewriter in a rare and hard-to-find glossy Yellow color.
Manufacture: Royal Typewriter Company
Model: Quiet De Luxe
Color: Yellow (glossy, all original)
Serial Number: AY3132544
Typeface: Pica, 10 characters per inch
Weight: 12.5 lbs. (16.4 lbs. with case)
Body measures: 11 1/2" wide x 11 7/8" deep x 5" tall (29 x 30 x 12.7 cm)
Carriage: 12 1/2" wide (knob to knob, not including return handle, 31.75 cm) x 5 3/8" tall (13.6 cm)
Case measures: 14" x 14" x 6 1/2" (35.5 x 35.5 x 16.5 cm)
* Original case with Key
* Original owners manual (dated 8/55)
* Brand new black & red ribbon on vintage metal spools
Original Royal decal on the backside says: "Royal Typewriter Co. Inc. New York. Made in United States of America, Protected by American and Foreign Patents."
Status: Typewriter Hunter
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