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  • Typewriter Ribbon for Oliver No. 3 typewriter
  • 7/16" typewriter ribbon for an Oliver No. 3 typewriter ribbon
  • Typewriter Ribbon from Oliver Typewriter Shop

Oliver No. 3 Black Typewriter Ribbon. Fits antique Oliver No. 3 Typewriters.

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Oliver No. 3 Black Typewriter Ribbon.  Fits antique Oliver No. 3 Typewriters.

You're a typewriter collector and you love to type on the old Oliver "Bat-wing" No. 3 typewriter.  You need a special 7/16” wide ribbon to make all those important words appear on the page.

The earliest Oliver typewriters were designed to use a 7/16” wide ribbon.  This is an unusual width that isn’t easy to found today since most ribbons are ½” wide. When installed in early Oliver models ½’ ribbons don’t pass through the ribbon vibrator correctly—they have a tendency to fold and/or fray the edges of the ribbon.  
By using our 7/16" ribbon, you will be sure that the ribbon passes through the ribbon mechanism correctly. Also, because it's nylon it will not fray and gum up your machine, they also last longer you'll be sure to get the darkest print quality possible from your Oliver.


Ribbon material:  nylon
Ribbon color:  black
Spool diameter:  NO SPOOLS INCLUDED
Ribbon width: 7/16 inches
Ribbon length:  Approx. 15 yards

Most of our items are USED, PRE-OWNED, VINTAGE or ANTIQUE.  We do our best to fully describe each item, however most of these items are no flawless or in perfect condition.

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