Wellington No. 2 Typewriter

Description
The Wellington No. 2 typewriter was invented by Wellington P. Kidder in 1892. Kidder has already invented the Franklin typewriter before moving on to invent this thrust-action typewriter. The typewriter received patent number 471,794 on March 29, 1892. The typewriter was produced until the early 20th century as the Wellington in the United States, the Empire in Canada, and the Adler in Germany.
Location
Currently not on view
Measurements
overall -case: 7 1/4 in x 13 in x 14 in; 18.415 cm x 33.02 cm x 35.56 cm
ID Number
ME.322802
catalog number
322802
accession number
249566
Credit Line
Frank A. Hodson
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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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