Imperial Typewriters

Imperial, a distinguished British brand, made a significant mark in the history of typewriters with its robust and innovative designs. Established in the early 20th century, Imperial typewriters were known for their durability, precision, and user-friendly features. Their models, like the popular Imperial 50 and Imperial Good Companion, were staples in offices and homes, celebrated for their practicality and elegance. Characterised by their sturdy build and classic aesthetics, these typewriters often featured distinctive round keys and glossy finishes.

Vintage Imperial Good Companion Typewriter & Case 1930's & Accessories
Seller's notes: "This is a lovely imperial typewriter in excellent condition. The platen looks like new, maybe this was a new one and the paper was put on when they changed it. It might need a service. It would look nice in a study as a display piece."
Buy it now: £600.00
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Rare Vintage Imperial Typewriter Model A Wide Carriage.
Seller's notes: "Very rare Imperial A with rare wide carriage. The keys all work, and carriage does advance, but it is very sluggish. The paintwork is in fairly good condition."
Buy it now: £520.00
Shipping: £30.00
vintage imperial good companion typewriter with case and literature
Seller's notes: "With its sleek design and durable construction, this typewriter is sure to impress. It has the original instruction and leaflet included in the carry case. Don't miss out on this opportunity to own a piece of history!"
Buy it now: £330.00
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vintage imperial "the good companion" (NO 1) 1944 PORTABLE TYPEWRITER VGC
Seller's notes: "MATT BLACK SMALL LIGHTWEIGHT PORTABLE TYPEWRITER. SERIAL NO- FF272 DATED 1944. ALL DECALS IN GOOD CONDITION. TOP SET OF KEYS HAVE NO 1."
Buy it now: £300.00
Shipping: £8.00
Cherry red Imperial no 5 Good Companion Typewriter in clam shell fibreglass case
Seller's notes: "The colour is a deeper cherry red than in the photos. Has original duster, brush and eraser. Has a printout of original manual. Condition:Minor scratches but otherwise in good condition and functional."
Buy it now: £298.00
Shipping: £8.00
Imperial Good Companion Typewriter
Seller's notes: "With its solid build and smooth operation, this typewriter is a joy to use. This is the exact typewriter you will receive."
Buy it now: £225.00
Shipping: £19.45
IMPERIAL GOOD COMPANION MODEL T TYPEWRITER 1940’s SERVICED
Seller's notes: "The “I” key has over the years, rotated and is horizontal I’d rather not risk damaging the key top ring to straighten this and it has no bearing on the functionality of the typewriter. This is the exact typewriter you will receive."
Buy it now: £200.00
Shipping: £19.45
Fabulous Vintage Imperial No 5 Portable Typewriter with Original Metal Case
Seller's notes: "Fabulous Stylish Vintage Imperial No 5 Portable Typewriter with Original Metal Case. This is in good working order although you might want to replace the ribbons at some point Has the superb 1950’s atomic look Comes with its original keys and also instruction manuals etc Will be well packaged and sent via 48hr postal service"
Buy it now: £190.00
Shipping: £15.00
VINTAGE IMPERIAL TYPEWRITER GOOD COMPANION PORTABLE BOX CASE LEICESTER, GEORGE V
Seller's notes: "This vintage Imperial typewriter is the perfect addition to any collector's collection. The Good Companion portable typewriter comes with its original box case from Leicester, making it a unique and desirable item. It has a classic design that is both aesthetically pleasing and practical for everyday use. Whether you are a writer or just appreciate vintage technology, this typewriter is sure to impress. Its sturdy build and smooth keys make it easy to use, while its compact size allows for easy transport. Don't miss out on the opportunity to own this piece of history.norwich ipswich chelmsfordSee pictures for conditionLooks cleanUNTESTEDBut tested Carriage, moves on key strokes"
Buy it now: £199.00
Shipping: £5.88
Vintage Imperial The Good Companion Typewriter * Royal *
Seller's notes: "Manufactured by the Imperial Typewriter Co Ltd Leicester. All keys work great, the ink ribbons should be replaced but still work. A few small marks, a small spot of very light rust on one of the levers."
Buy it now: £180.00
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Circa 1950’s Vintage Imperial Good Companion Portable Typewriter
Seller's notes: "It’s in good condition and the keys work but occasionally stick so will require a service as well as new ribbons. Lovely looking typewriter."
Buy it now: £185.00
Shipping: £9.00
Vintage Imperial Messenger T Portable Manual Typewriter - Made in EnglandCurrent auction price: £50.00
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Vintage working typewriter Imperial Good Companion 1950s retro portable MCM Grey
Seller's notes: "Types well, clear print with the classic typewriter ping bell at the end of the row. circa 1950's in grey colourway."
Buy it now: £165.00
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Imperial 1930’s Typewriter, Good Companion, By Appointment - Late King George V
Seller's notes: "This portable manual Imperial typewriter with carrying case is from the 1930s - Stamped label (see photos) reads “By Appointment to the late King George V.”It is of solid construction and in working order although some of the lesser-used keys stick slightly. It would benefit from a newly inked red and black ribbon. The carriage return is smooth and the margin tabs are functional. The portable case has been seller-refurbished."
Buy it now: £150.00
Shipping: £10.50
Vintage IMPERIAL Good Companion Model T Portable Cyrillic Typewriter in Case
Seller's notes: "Model T Portable Cyrillic Typewriter. The Typewriter has Previously Been Cleaned, Oiled and had a New Black and Red Ribbon Fitted. Instruction Book Included (Printed Copy from the Internet). The Latch on the Case Works but there is No Key to Lock It."
Buy it now: £159.99
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Vintage Imperial Good Companion No. 4 Portable Typewriter with Original Case
Seller's notes: "This is in good working order although would benefit from a service and you will need to replace the ribbons."
Buy it now: £150.00
Shipping: £9.00
vintage imperial typewriter
Seller's notes: "With its classic keys and smooth action, this typewriter is a joy to use for anyone who appreciates the art of writing. Its elegant design and sturdy construction make it a beautiful addition to any desk or display."
Buy it now: £129.00
Shipping: £25.00
Vintage Imperial Gemini typewriter with built-in radio; seventies curio!
Seller's notes: "But the main attraction of this model is the battery-powered MW / LW transistor radio built into the lid. Of course this is all a bit impractical (and the lack of FM on the radio is unfortunate) but that's what makes it so quirky really."
Buy it now: £150.00
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Vintage IMPERIAL ‘The Good Companion’ Model T Typewriter c1940`s with case/lid.
Seller's notes: "Vintage Imperial ‘The Good Companion’ Typewriter, with sturdy, original case/carry lid.Made in Leicester, England - 1940’s.In working order with new red and black ribbon.A great collectors item with unique design.It has been well used, so has signs of wear and tear, but this does not take away from its style and appeal.Collect from Stoke Gifford BS34Please see the photo’s for condition."
Buy it now: £150.00
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Stunning Vintage Antique Imperial Typewriter! Collectable!
Seller's notes: "Stunning Imperial Typewriter."
Buy it now: £150.00
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Vintage c1960’s Working Imperial Good Companion Portable Typewriter with Case
Seller's notes: "Vintage c1960’s Working Imperial Good Companion Portable Typewriter with Case. This is in great condition and the keys all work freely. It feels good to type with and comes with its original metal case which has wear and marks commensurate with age and use Would probably benefit from some new ribbons but the ones in it are working as you can see from the photos Will be well packaged and sent via signed for courier or postal service"
Buy it now: £135.00
Shipping: £9.00
Imperial The Good Companion Portable Typewriter 1937 King George V - Working
Seller's notes: "Made in Leicester, England. Note,the "X" letter key is stickin g a little due to lack of use."
Buy it now: £129.99
Shipping: £7.99
VERY GOOD EXAMPLE OF THIS IMPERIAL GOOD COMPANION MODEL T TYPEWRITER WITH CASE
Seller's notes: "VERY GOOD EXAMPLE OF THIS IMPERIAL GOOD COMPANION MODEL T TYPEWRITER WITH CASE..               Good solid case, machine is working not fully tested may benerfit from a service.                VERY ORIGINAL MACHINE.."
Buy it now: £120.00
Shipping: £15.00
Vintage Imperial Good Companion Portable Typewriter with Original Case (leather)
Seller's notes: "Ideal for display or use, this classic typewriter is sure to impress."
Buy it now: £125.00
Shipping: £6.59
Vintage 1970's Imperial Safari Typewriter with Original Hard Case
Seller's notes: "Collection in Person Only. Original Case with Key. Needs - New Ribbon."
Buy it now: £130.00
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Vintage c1930's Imperial 'Good Companion' Manual Typewriter with Carry Case.
Seller's notes: "Still in working order but would benefit from a new ribbon which are available. Carry case is a little worn and has the leather handle missing though the steel strap is still present."
Buy it now: £125.00
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Vintage Imperial Good Companion Typewriter with case and keys
Seller's notes: "With case, keys, manual, cloth and brush."
Buy it now: £125.00
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Vintage 1950s Imperial The Good Companion Model T Portable Typewriter & Case
Seller's notes: "Lovely example of this iconic British typewriter! 1950s style of body. Original case. Catch works but no key. Types nicely - see test page photograph. See photo of shift keys locked in use."
Buy it now: £110.00
Shipping: £15.00
Antique 1930's Imperial Model T Typewriter Desk LampBuy it now: £120.00
Shipping: £5.00
Imperial GOOD COMPANION Model 6 6T Portable Typewriter Original Case ExC WORKING
Seller's notes: "The serial number for this machine is 6AX104T suggesting that it is actually a Model 6T from 1963, although the back label states Model 6. It is supplied with the instructions for the Model 6T. Portable Typewriter With Original Case."
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