If you have about $1000 and more in your piggy bank and they are begging to be used then here’s the most idiosyncratic keyboard that you can buy of it. If retro is your style mantra then the “von Slatt Original” keyboard will fit well on your work table. Mr. Jake von Slatt cleverly manages to pimp up the old-styled keyboards into a most extraordinary good-looking functional ones. You can opt for keyboards made of brushed aluminum, polished aluminum, polished brass, antiqued brass, polished copper, antiqued copper. Obviously, prices vary accordingly. Using authentic keys from antique Royal typewriters, he settles for the simpler “table leg” style foot for the brass and copper keyboards. However, the triangular foot tends to look better on the aluminum models. As of yet you can place the order and get a completely bespoke keyboard but later the designer plans to offer ready to pick up models like “The Sojourner” and “The Aviator”. Check out the one that features a black felt faceplate, chrome keys, and a polished brass frame that is left unvarnished to develop a deep, rich patina as it ages.
Exclusively handmade, a lot of effort and handwork goes in to its making. Hence it’s get pricey.