Underwood 3, 4 and 5 Black and Red Typewriter Ribbon
Get a red and black ribbon for your Underwood typewriter! This Underwood red and black nylon typewriter ribbon will fit an Underwood 3, 4 and 5 typewriters. This is a brand-new ribbon. Each ribbon is ½ inch wide. Each ribbon comes with plastic ribbon spools that are 2 inches in diameter. Each nylon ribbon is 12 yards long.
You love antiques. You especially love your Underwood Typewriter. Treat yourself to a fresh new black and red nylon ribbon.
Ribbon material: nylon
Ribbon color: black and red
Spool diameter: 2 inches
Ribbon width: 1/2 inches
A little about the Underwood Typewriter Company
The Underwood Typewriter Company was headquartered in New York City, New York. They produced what is considered the first widely successful, modern typewriter and by 1939 Underwood had produced five million machines! . Underwood dominated the American typewriter market for many years. In fact, the Underwood Model No. 5 was one of the most successful, four million of them alone were made. Many of these still exist today, exhibiting the quality, precision and its nearly-indestructible workmanship of this beautiful and classic machine.
Many classics of modern literature were written on an Underwood. The traditional look of type on the page comes straight from an Underwood and the machine was a favorite of such writers as Raymond Chandler, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and William Faulkner.
You should type using your beautiful Underwood, just to experience what it was like to be a typist in the days before electric typewriters and computers.