Vintage Triumph Gabriele 35 portable typewriter & case, made in Western Germany circa 1969

This is a Stunning Vintage Triumph Gabriele 35 portable typewriter with original case, made in Western Germany circa 1969.
A Fantastic design, so reminiscent of the era, by this renowned Nuremberg, West German maker of motorbikes and typewriters!
Sturdy construction in metal and moulded plastic, in light grey, cream and navy blue, very Bauhaus / Modernist influenced, with a nod to the Space Age designs of the time!
There is a clever mechanism for locking the typewriter into the case, which itself locks up like a briefcase.
Would look great on any retro, vintage, 60’s, 70’s, mid century, space age, modernist or contemporary desk.
The typewriter measures 37 x 35 x 14cm / 14.5 x 14 x 5.5in.
The case measures 41 x 40 x 15cm / 16 x 15.75 x 6in.

Vintage red Hoptimist Bimble, designed by Hans Gustav Ehrenreich, Denmark circa 1969

This is a Great Vintage Original Hoptimist Bimble toy, designed by Hans Gustav Ehrenreich, Denmark circa 1969.

A Classic of Danish Modern design from the 1960’s, the Hoptimist range comprised of cute Space Age / Pop Art styled figures with round heads and springs for bodies. The Bimble Hoptimist has a bright red plastic head and minimal detailing just a round ball nose and painted graphic eyes, one winking. With its metal spring body and standing on elliptical metal feet it exemplifies pared down Danish Modern design.

Its name is suggestive of its spring form, which bobs and nods when moved and of the optimistic times of the late Sixties, it definitely has a sense of fun and a quirky nature.

An Iconic Nordic design that would look great on any desk or as a toy for kids or grown ups alike! Would make a great addition to any collection of Danish design and would complement any retro, vintage, mid century modern, minimal or contemporary interior.

In Great Condition still bobs away on its spring, some marks and wear to the paint, especially on the spring, could be repainted if wanted. There is a small hole in the top of the head that probably had an attachment originally, nothing to detract from the great vintage look!

Measures 13 x 9 x 9cm / 5.25 x 3.5 x 3.5in.

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Hoptimist Billionaire Bimble Money Box in red, designed by Hans Gustav Ehrenreich, Denmark circa 1969

The Hoptimist ‘Billionaire Bimble’ moneybox is a classic of Danish Modern design.  The range of brightly coloured spring bodied toy figures were created by Hans Gustav Ehrenreich in 1969, and definitely embody a feeling of Space Age optimism and Pop Art fun into their quirky design.