Corona Typewriter

Description
This is a Corona Special typewriter that was manufactured by the L. C. Smith Corona Company during the 1920s. The Corona Special came in a variety of different colors besides gold including lavender, light maroon, channel blue, mountain ash scarlet, cream, and bruce green. The typewriter had a three-row QWERTY keyboard, and the typewriter’s carriage could fold down onto the keyboard making it compact and portable.
Location
Currently not on view
maker
L. C. Smith & Corona Typewriters Inc.
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 12 in x 10 1/2 in; 12.7 cm x 30.48 cm x 26.67 cm
ID Number
ME.334780
catalog number
334780
accession number
314637
Credit Line
Edith R. Meggers
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Typewriters
Computers & Business Machines
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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