Designed by M. Nizzoli in collaboration with the engineer Giuseppe Beccio, the “'Lettera 22” is the first example of a portable, light and compact typewriter, easy to carry and to handle.
Olivetti put on the market products that were meant to become true cult items of Italian design, also for their technological quality and functional excellence.
“Lettera 22” is displayed in the permanent design collection at the Moma (Museum of Modern Art) in New York.
In 1950 Marcello Nizzoli designed an unprecedented small, solid and light typewriter for the standards of that time, with lots of possibilities.
In 1954 the “Lettera 22” received the prestigious “Golden Compass” prize and in 1959 the Illinois Institute of Technology even chose this typewriter as the best designed product of the last 100 years.
The iconic “Lettera 22” is included in numerous prominent international museums with a design collection.
Technical condition: good (everything works as it should).
- Model / Type
- Lettera 22
- Land van herkomst
- Uitstekende staat - nauwelijks gebruikt met minimale gebruikssporen en tekenen van ouderdom