Early Typewriters of the Late 1800s
Martin Howard's website, antiquetypewriters.com, features his collection of antique typewriters and typewriter accessories, and is a member of our Hall of...
Antique BLICKS Aluminum Portable Featherweight Stamford Connecticut Typwriter: 10292-19: Removed
Wonderful antique, early 1900's Blicks aluminum featherweight typewriter, used in the good ol' days as a traveling typewriter. Good condition, but as
Williams No. 2, 1897 - May 24, 2014 | Auction Team Breker in Germany
Williams No. 2, 1897 American "Grasshopper" typewriter mechanism, machine in good condition. With original wooden cov... on May 24, 2014
Click any image to enlarge With the introduction of computers, typewriters have gone the way of the slide rules. Younger readers who never had to use one are missing nothing in terms of typesetting -- word processors are far superior, but they are missing what mechanical wonders typewriters were in their day. They were very complex and reliable pieces of machinery. Later typewriters have keyboard layout close enough to computer key boards to be recognizable, but over the decades that they…