Saturday, January 26, 2019

Olivetti Lettera 22 Repaint

Here are the "before" pictures:

Here is the work in progress:

Here us the final result:

A classy typewriter like this deserves a nice carrying case. I found this totebag on a site called Society6. They do all kinds of designs on totebags and other things and they have dozens of typewriter-themed bags.


  1. I think it looks better now. I've got an old Remington that could use a paint job. Did you do any prep work first?

  2. I think it looks better. Like that silver color much better than the blue. I have an old Remington that could use a face lift. You've got me thinking now. Did you have to do any prep work?

    I like the bag too. I have a little Royal that could use a better transporter. I'll have to pay that site a visit.

  3. I did a bit of light sanding on the worst gouges, but I didn't strip off the old paint. I did pop the Olivetti nameplates off and then superglue them back in place once I'd repainted the body.