Urania Portable Typewriter (QWERTZ keyboard)
Description/Details: A rare and sought after collectors piece. This first year production machine is curvy and stylish!
A functional original old world machine perfect for any collector or decor enthusiast. It works but lacks some simplicity and reliability to its design you would want in an every day typewriter.
Machine has been cleaned, tuned up and a new ribbon installed. Machine works but can be challenging for first time users. Not your everyday typer but a nice collectable piece, decor piece or for light use.
Machine is being sold with its original case which is whole but is worn,
Model: Urania Klein
Country of Manufacture: Germany
Year of Manufacture: 1935
Serial Number: 153526
Features/Functions: QWERTZ keyboard with several special keys. Color selector knob (on left side), margins, margin release lever, ribbon reverse mechanism, line spacing lever.
Additional Notations: Only one other machine like this has been registered on the typewriter database making it quite unique and uncommon. Condition wise, the URANIA emblems are in good shape, the from emblem has rubber off some and there is some paint loss on the front edge as well as the spacebar which is common for a machine of this type/era.