Wellington No. 2 Typewriter

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.
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overall -case: 7 1/4 in x 13 in x 14 in; 18.415 cm x 33.02 cm x 35.56 cm
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Computers & Business Machines
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National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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