Erika 20: the perfect typewriter?

Erika 20: the perfect typewriter?

“The Ideal Solution” According to the information on The Typewriter Database, the Erika 20 was made from September 1960 to February 1962. Model 20 40002011960Production begins 9/196025 400047819611961-1962 numbers run 4000478 to 401488725 1962See...
Failures

Failures

Here’s the Erika M I admired in Boston: And the one I just got (the paper support is missing): Nick’s Calanda: And the one I bought: Olivetti endures.
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Here’s a typing sample from Ned Brooks’ Arabic Olivetti Lettera 32: An early Erika folding (#3032): A few stages in the evolution of the Erika, 1910s – 1950s: My ’50s Erikas (left to right: Erika 10 #1909032, Aztec 700 Super #1976404, and...