Black & White is really the only color for a picture like this!

Product picture of Voss Model S-24, courtesy of the Calouste Gulbenkian Art Library in Portugal. The smooth lines, the smell of the dusty ribbon, and the tap-tap-tap-ZIPPPP! of the action is stuck in my head from using typewriters through 1990. While I never used something as stylish as this thing back in the day, my Mom’s Underwood was quite a performer.

More about the European Voss brand here.

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