Valentine

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Red plastic rectangular typewriter (a); open keyboard with standard alphabet on black keys; two ribbon spools, each with orange button in center; red handle on back. Contoured, rectangular matte red plastic case (b), open on one side, into which typewriter slides; black rubber tab on each side of opening that attach to and secure typewriter.
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Designer
Ettore Sottsass, Italian, 1917–2007
Perry A. King, English, b. 1938
Manufacturer
Ing. C. Olivetti & C. S.p.A., Ivrea, Italy
Credit Line
Gift of Barry Friedman and Patricia Pastor
Medium
Molded ABS plastic, metal, rubber
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
manufactured in
Ivrea, Italy
ca. 1969
Type
appliances & tools
Decorative Arts
Object Name
Typewriter and Case
Type
Typewriter and Case
Accession Number
1986-99-40-a,b