The vast majority of manual typewriters operate with a ribbon that stretches from two spools and hooks on the carrier. You can still get many ribbons from specialist suppliers or from eBay and here's some tutorial videos on how to change a typewriter ribbon.
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Vintage Optima Elite 3 Manual Typewriter Black Superb Conditon With Case Old
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