Electromatic Typewriter

Description
The Electromatic brand typewriter was manufactured by the North East Electric Company of Rochester, New York, beginning in 1924. The North East Electric Company produced the motor and base for the Electromatic, and used a Remington model 12 as the typewriter. When Remington did not supply the North East Electric Co. with more typewriters, the company became Electromatic Typewriters Incorporated in 1929 to produce its own Electromatics, before being purchased by IBM in 1933. This typewriter was likely produced between 1929 and 1933.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
typewriter
maker
Electromatic Typewriters, Inc.
Measurements
overall: 10 in x 13 in x 16 in; 25.4 cm x 33.02 cm x 40.64 cm
ID Number
ME*312857
catalog number
312857
accession number
169125
subject
Computers & Business Machines
Typewriters
See more items in
Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Typewriters
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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