The Canberra Times, 26 May 1958 – page 5
|Typewriter||Australian Price Today||American Price Today|
|Olivetti Lettera 22||$1160.15||$1208.88|
|Olivetti Studio 44||$1391.28|| |
These prices are making the dollar-figures attained on eBay at the moment look very, very reasonable. But we haven’t taken into account depreciation, yet, have we? Besides, it isn’t about the money for me anyway, not now. You can’t put a price on an ingenious piece of mechanical engineering and precision construction, still working perfectly half a century or more after it was made, can you?