This is a brand new black typewriter ribbon that will fit the lovely Corona Special from the 1930's typewriter. It comes with 2 plastic spools, 2 inches wide (50mm). The ribbon is 1/2 inch wide. The core of the typewriter ribbon spool is removable to better fit most typewriters.
These do NOT fit the Corsair portable.
These do NOT fit the Corona Zephyr
These do NOT fit the Ghia
On these models you will need to re-spool onto your exiting spool
Ribbon material: nylon
Ribbon color: black and red
Spool diameter: 2 inches (50mm)
Ribbon width: 1/2 inches (12.7mm)
Some interesting information:
Some interesting information: The company originated in 1886, when the Smith Premier Typewriter Company was established by brothers; Lyman Cornelius Smith, Wilbert Smith, Monroe C. Smith and Hurlburt Smith. The brothers created the first machine to use both uppercase and lowercase letters. This was accomplished with a unique feature that made use of a double keyboard. The advertisements "cunningly boasted" that there was "a key for every character!" It is said that Theodore Roosevelt took a Model #2 with him on a big game hunting trip to Africa.
In 1926 just twenty-three years after the original company was founded by the Smith Brothers, a merger took place with the Corona Typewriter Company, and L.C. Smith & Corona Typewriters Inc., was formed. (The name "Corona" was selected for the folding typewriter, because it was derived from a Latin word meaning crown and implying leadership). The Corona portable retained sales leadership through the entire history of portable typewriters. In 1995 Smith-Corona filed for bankruptcy and new management took over. Now they are known as SCM (Smith-Corona Marchant).