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1956 Olivetti Lettera 22 Serial # 385117 1956 Olivetti Lettera 22 typewriter, Serial # 385117 Benjamin Esh's 1956 Olivetti Lettera 22 typewriter. 2024-04-16 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Benjamin Esh: 1956 Olivetti Lettera 22 Serial # 385117 Olivetti Lettera 22 (1956). I love typing on my Olivetti Lettera 32, so of course immediately began the hunt to find it's older brother, the Lettera 22. I bought this machine on eBay recently and it didn't disappoint. The machine is in great working and cosmetic condition.

I enjoy having the option to change the typing feel, via a lever located on the left side of the machine under the cover. Not sure why this was removed from the 33, DL, etc. The case is also unique (for Olivetti), as it doesn't feature a centered stripe. That wasn't introduced until later models.

1956 Olivetti Lettera 22 #385117

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Benjamin Esh (Besh27)
Created: 04-16-2024 at 07:10AM
Last Edit: 04-16-2024 at 07:46AM


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Olivetti Lettera 22 (1956). I love typing on my Olivetti Lettera 32, so of course immediately began the hunt to find it's older brother, the Lettera 22. I bought this machine on eBay recently and it didn't disappoint. The machine is in great working and cosmetic condition.

I enjoy having the option to change the typing feel, via a lever located on the left side of the machine under the cover. Not sure why this was removed from the 33, DL, etc. The case is also unique (for Olivetti), as it doesn't feature a centered stripe. That wasn't introduced until later models.

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My wife is a writer and I enjoy problem solving and puzzles, so naturally fixing I fell in love with fixing and maintaining typewriters and she then gets to enjoy all of these machines!



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