1965 Montgomery Ward Signature 440T
Up for sale is a nice Montgomery Ward Signature 440T which was manufactured in 1965 in Nagoya, Japan. This machine is in near mint shape all around, with very few cosmetic flaws. Mechanically, this typewriter is fully functional and is an excellent workhorse that can be used heavily and reliably. Also included is the original owner's manual, which fits in a nice pouch inside the case. This typewriter uses universal ribbons which are sold on this site, helping this typewriter be extremely easy to use and maintain. As the manual says, "Each of its many features has been selected to make typing easier."
This rings true, as this is definitely an extremely easy machine to write on. The typeface is the standard pica font, at 10 characters per inch.
This typewriter would be great for a first-time manual typewriter user, as well as someone more experienced looking to write a novel or anything of the sort.
If you're looking for a no-frills typewriter that makes for an excellent dependable workhorse that will last for many years to come, then this is a great option.