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Ribbon for Olympia de Luxe portable typewrter

We have an old, no longer used, Olympia typewriter which an old lady wishes to use to type (she is not computer literate). Where can we find ribbons. We live in Cape Town South Africa. Wim

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Go to "", in the box type "olympia de lux typewriter ribbon" then hit "go" you should find plenty

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