Classic Vintage Typewriters

Professionally-Restored Vintage Manual Typewriters

Customer Reviews:

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Dear Readers: We sold over 800 Professionally-Restored Manual Typewriters to our International Customers (United States, Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand). Below is a sample of our Customer Reviews.


5 gold stars
"The typewriter arrived beyond my wildest expectations. It looked like it was brand new! It's wonderful owing such a piece of working history right at my fingertips. I would recommend Classic Vintage to anyone." James M Roach


5 gold stars
"Classic Vintage Typewriters is unparalleled in the quality of product, presentation, packaging and service provided. If you are fortunate enough to find the vintage typewriter of your dreams in their inventory, DO NOT HESITATE to make the purchase. Prompt, unsurpassed attention to detail, prevalent instruction on unpacking and getting started with your typewriter...I could go on and on! THE BEST!" Patricia McMillan


5 gold stars
"The typewriter was as described by the seller, wear is minimal and as expected from a classic piece as this, but the restoration is gorgeous. The typewriter looks and feels almost as new, you can see the attention to detail from the seller when he restored it. It was packed carefully and was well protected, the typewriter was sent to NY and from there to UAE arriving in perfect conditions" Roman Emin


5 gold stars
"This is my 2nd typewriter that I have purchased with this seller. Again. Arrived on time in excellent condition. Beautifully restored. Types perfectly. I highly recommend using this seller and the typewriter that they sell are all in near new condition. I think it just shows the workmanship that goes into restoring one of these machines. A 3rd one is on its way. Thank you. " Scott Morgan


5 gold stars
"Everything arrived safely & worked perfectly. Great job shrink-wrapping & protecting the typewriter. Appreciate the encased reproduction of the SM3 manual & soft cloth. Could not find a key to the case but that is a small thing. Excellent experience & I am very impressed!" Graham Ashmead


5 gold stars
"Excellent machine. I purchased the Black 1951 Olympia SM2 and it arrived on time looking brand new. Beautifully restored. Types perfectly. Customer service ( Edward ) was very quick to reply back to my emails with questions I had about the machine and shipping. Very informative on the history of the Black SM2 that I had purchased too. Would I buy again from them? YES!" Scott Morgan


5 gold stars
"Excellent product..beautifully refurbished typewriter. The photo is the exact typewriter that was sent and looks and operates great." Rob N


5 gold stars
"My Olympia SM3 arrived yesterday, and a fantastic machine it is. Thank you for dispatching it so promptly, and it arrived safely down here in New Zealand in what appears to be perfect working order. Given that it was built in 1957, you have refurbished it to a very high standard!" Martin Farmer


5 gold stars
"I bought this typewriter for my wife for her birthday. It was shipped on time and packed very well. The typewriter is pristine and beautiful. The seller has made my wife and myself very happy. I would strongly recommend this seller to anyone interested in a restored vintage typewriter. Much thanks!" Rachid F Idriss


5 gold stars
"Whaaaat! are you sure this isn't a totally new typewriter? ! Amazing refurbishment! It looks brand new! Gorgeous ! thanks!" Jo-an Mack


5 gold stars
"Wonderful attention to detail. Excellent packaging. Fast delivery. Quick detailed responses to questions. Would purchase from again." Teresa B


5 gold stars
"My son is a poet and loves to post on Instagram. He types his poems, photographs them, and then posts. This typewriter enhances the presentation and invites more viewers. I only have good things to say about Classic vintage Typewriter Company. The refurbished typewriter is beautiful and as pictured." Lana


5 gold stars
"Great product, exactly as described...SO happy with the purchase." David Schneider


5 gold stars
"This particular Olympia has been immaculately restored. This seller not only restored it to 'like new' condition, but they shipped it immediately within hours of my placing the order in a very secure package. I highly recommend Classic Vintage Typewriters!" Miles Gloriosus


5 gold stars
"This was a RUSH order and Edward made it happen!! The Olympia SM4 S is amazing, better than expected and just what the young writer needed for inspiration!! Thank you again for your great service and quality product!" Denise B. McManus


5 gold stars
"I could not be happier with the service of this seller. Not only did the item arrive quickly, but was packed with expert care. Also the seller was kind enough to answer my questions quickly via email about the product. The typewriter itself is astounding. It is truly a beautiful piece of history and I cannot wait to gift it to my sister on her birthday. Thank you so much!" ARX-Arbalest


5 gold stars
"The typewriter was beautifully restored. What a machine! I'm completely in love with it." Graham Thiel


5 gold stars
"I am very pleased with this item. It arrived way before I expected it. Item works beautifully. I will buy again for this seller." Blanesha


5 gold stars
"I just received my typewriter (EARLY, by the way, even during holiday madness), and it's perfect. Absolutely perfect. In fact, I wish I could type this review on my 1956 Olympia SM3, because what I've typed thus far looks beautiful." Brittany Favre


5 gold stars
"My girlfriend had seen the 1958 Olympia SM3 & immediately fell in love with it. Classic Vintage Typewriters delivered the Typewriter to us before Christmas on extremely short notice. They were extremely helpful with any questions and answered promptly. The typewriter arrived and is even more beautiful than advertised, thank you!" Amazon Customer


5 gold stars
"Speedy delivery of item as described! This is a beautifully restored vintage typewriter." Robert Hoffman


5 gold stars
"Like new" Eli


5 gold stars
"Beautiful, old typewriter restored well. You can tell it's very good quality." Vanessa Vander Brink


5 gold stars
"After doing an exhaustive amount of research I came across, Classic Vintage Typewriters. I purchased an impeccably restored 1955 Olympia SM3 De Luxe typewriter. If you are in the market for a vintage typewriter that has been expertly restored to provide decades more of reliable operation, Classic Vintage Typewriters is the only place you should consider purchasing a typewriter." Antone


5 gold stars
"Typewriter arrived much earlier than estimated by amazon. The machine was impeccably restored. Beautifully done. My wife and I are very happy with it. Not a bad price to own a fantastic piece of history. We will keep this typewriter in the family for many generations to come. We highly recommend buying from Classic Vintage Typewriters. You won't be disappointed." Larry J


5 gold stars
"The time and craftsmanship Classic Vintage Typewriters put into restoring this far exceeded my expectations; 'professionally restored' is an understatement! Even better was CVT's OUTSTANDING customer service, working closely with me to provide faster shipping and correct failures on both Amazon and FedEx's side, going so far as to pay out of pocket to make sure my gift arrived on time. Thank you!!" Amazon Customer


5 gold stars
"Arrived on July 7 AHEAD OF SCHEDULE! Great response from seller. Product arrived in excellent condition. Transaction exceeded my expectations!!!" Amazon Customer


5 gold stars
"I was nervous; I've never bought anything this big online before. Seller provided excellent packing, instructions, email communication, and product. I love my manual typewriter. I just have get used to the manual mechanics again, but I love my vintage typewriter. Thank you Classic Vintage Typewriters and Germany!" J. S. Cardenas


5 gold stars
"Great Experience and delightful customer service!" LUKE R JACKSON


5 gold stars
"I was very impressed with every aspect of this transaction. Indeed seller's thoroughness is highly commendable. Thanks. WINSTON BENTT


5 gold stars
"Wonderful buying experience. I bought this item as a gift for someone, I'm excited to see it when he opens it. A+ seller!" Tina W


5 gold stars
"Beautiful!!" eBay Customer


5 gold stars
"Absolutely gorgeous; couldn't be more pleased. Shipped fast and well packaged." eBay Customer


5 gold stars
"Beautiful Typewriter, Just as described. Thank You." eBay Customer


5 gold stars
"Exactly what I was expecting! I am very happy with this purchase!!!" eBay Customer


5 gold stars
"Terrific job of restoration." eBay Customer


5 gold stars
"Perfection! advice,packing,quick ship/classic typwrtrer; stellar seller! Thanks!" eBay Customer


5 gold stars
"Excellent restoration. You are very highly recommended." eBay Customer


5 gold stars
"Just a piece of artwork! Beautifully restored and more than happy. Top service." eBay Customer


5 gold stars
"Solid vintage typewriter, v. well packed & shipped quickly. Professional seller." eBay Customer


5 gold stars
"Terrific packaging, fast shipping and a gorgeous machine exactly as described." eBay Customer


5 gold stars
"Typewriter exceeds expectations! Beautifully restored! Well packed. Love it!" eBay Customer


5 gold stars
"Superb!! Looks like it came straight from Wilhelmshaven!! Fast shipping, too!!" eBay Customer


5 gold stars
"Absolutely stellar. Machine. Packing. Shipping. The best you'll find." eBay Customer


5 gold stars
"Fabulous communication. The typewriter was perfect. Shipping perfect." eBay Customer


5 gold stars
"An absolute gem! Appreciate the fast shipping and knowledgeable communication ;)" eBay Customer


5 gold stars
"Excellent and speedy service. typewriter arrived in great condition. thank you" eBay Customer


5 gold stars
"BEAUTIFUL machine; works great. Fast shipping. Thank you!!" eBay Customer


5 gold stars
"Buy with confidence! Great seller, great restored product! I'm very happy" eBay Customer


5 gold stars
"Beautiful typewriter, packaged very securely, would purchase from seller again" eBay Customer


5 gold stars
"Typewriter was perfect! Came snug and tight. Very fast shipping. Impressive. Thanks!" eBay Customer




We sold over 800 Restored Vintage Manual Typewriters Worldwide