Tom Hanks’ Favorite: Vintage Smith Corona Clipper Typewriter -1940s

Don’t miss the chance to type away on a machine that has resonated with one of Hollywood’s finest actors and has been a part of cinematic history.


Availability: 1 in stock

Step into the golden era of writing with this authentic 1940s Smith Corona Clipper typewriter, a model cherished by none other than the esteemed actor Tom Hanks and featured in the documentary “California Typewriter.” Check out the movie trailer here (Typewriter at 0:08 of the trailer)
Own a piece of history with this classic typewriter from the 1940s. Celebrated as one of Tom Hanks’ preferred typewriters. Showcased in the documentary “California Typewriter,” highlighting its cultural significance. Comes with its original case to preserve its vintage authenticity.


  • Working State: The typewriter is operational, though it has not been serviced recently.
  • Maintenance: May require new ribbons to return to optimal typing performance.
  • Vintage Quality: Despite its age, it’s in a good vintage condition, ready to be admired and used.

Please Note:

  • Weight Consideration: Due to its robust construction, be advised that shipping costs will be higher.

*Appreciate zooming the photos to evaluate cosmetic condition


Weight 8,000 kg





Pre-owned, Used – Very Good

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