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Description

Folding typewriter [A] in fitted hard leather case [B] with handle. Black metal Corona typewriter with round metal keys. Roller bar mechanism folds down over keys when typewriter in not in use. With original instruction booklet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"CORONA/(STANDARD FOLDING TYPEWRITER)" (Gold text)
"3/MANUFACTURED/BY/STANDARD TYPEWRITER COMPANY/GROTON, N.Y./U.S.A./3" (Gold text)
"CORONA/TYPEWRITER" (Text painted above and below an image of a dove holding a pair of scales with a typewriter on one half and a feather on the other)
"MODEL TYPEWRITER INSPECTION CO. BOSTON/165/DEVONSHIRE/STREET" (White text on blue circular label)
"MACHINE NO. 32086/KEYBOARD AMERICAN NO. 20/TYPE PICA/IMPORTANT/This envelope contains instructions for the use of the/CORONA typewriter, and must be delivered to purchaser/of the above machine./Dealers are requested not to open envelopes or remove/them from cases-unless the machines are transferred to/other cases./TO THE PUCHASER/Read the enclosed Instruction Book carefully before at-/tempting to operate the typewriter./STANDARD TYPEWRITER CO.,/GROTON, N.Y., U.S.A/MODEL TYPEWRITER INSPECTION CO.,/165 Devonshire St., Boston, Mass./Sole Agents for Boston and Vicinity/KEY FOR CASE/IN THIS ENVELOPE" (Printed black text)
Location of origin
Groton, New York, United States
Material
gears
metal
springs (elastic objects)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Places
Groton (Tompkins county, New York state)
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
gears
metal
springs (elastic objects)
Typewriter
typewriters
Dimensions
4 1/2 x 11 x 9 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.3591AB
GUSN
244317

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