New Plain Black Group 9 Typewriter Ribbon for Brother , Hermes and earlier Underwoods

New plain black typewriter ribbon for Brother , Lemair , Hermes , Chevron , Silver Reed , Royal and Imperial Litton portables ,  earlier Smith Corona and earlier Underwood portables typewriters. It comes on two Group 9 plastic spools . These should drop into your portable manual machine . If you are not sure measure the diameter of the metal prong that the spools fit onto in your machine and check with the spool measurements below.

It's also a good idea to take a photo of the way the ribbon is threaded through the " ribbon throw " in the centre of the typewriter . You then have something to refer to when you have taken the old ribbon out and are trying to fit your new ribbon .

Our ribbons are 10 m long and the standard 1/2 inch width , with a good level of black ink in them. The plastic spools that the ribbon comes on are 5 cms in diameter , with the central hole 4 mm in diameter .The ribbon passes from one spool to other by moving fractionally every time you type , and then returns back from the full spool to the empty one again   .This process can be repeated many times and for someone typing 40 hours a week in an office a ribbon would last around 3 months .

The ribbon comes in a sealed plastic bag and as long as you keep it sealed and out of direct sunlight will be fine for a long period of time .

Delivery anywhere within Australia is included in the price .

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