1958 Green Smith-Corona Skyriter
Here's a nice little Smith-Corona Skyriter from 1958. This typewriter isn't perfect, but it still functions and can get the job done. The right hand platen knob does not turn the platen, so the left hand knob must be used. Also, when feeding paper, it benefits from a little extra help, and often needs to be re-aligned after being fed, which can be done by pulling the paper release knob, adjusting the paper, and then pushing the paper release knob back. After this is done, the typewriter works rather well. Every now and then the machine seems to get caught up as if there was a carriage lock, but you just have to use the shift and get past it. Usually this goes away and only pops back up mysteriously, but it's just a minor annoyance. Otherwise this typewriter functions pretty well. The green isn't common with this model, and it makes this machine look a little sharper than normal. This typewriter also comes with a touch typewriter booklet. The case is in great shape, and both zippers work perfectly in zipping up the fashionable leather case.