Seventies-typewriter and phone on display in Selfridges’ shop window in London, UK

London’s number one “pray, hope, don’t worry”-shop

“Shopping and dining in the heart of Covent Garden”

London, UK, images; the Seventies, outdated office equipment, manual typewriter, ribbon, carbon copy, Tipp Ex strips, stapler

A seventies typewriter on display
A seventies typewriter on display

These office necessities of bygone years are currently exhibited in one of Selfridges’ shop windows, including the phone (below) which was modern in so far that the design was more elegant than previous phones; earlier models did not come in colours, but were uniformly black or ivory

An ultra-modern phone in the seventies
An ultra-modern phone in the seventies

“$250,000 reward” – from Selfridges’ window display

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