Flying Fish Typewriter

Description
This is a Flying Fish typewriter that was manufactured in Shanghai, China by the China National Light Industrial Products Import and Export Corporation in 1975. The typewriter has finger-shaped turquoise keys, tab-buttons for margin settings, with a black, red, and white ribbon selector.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
typewriter
date made
1974-1975
maker
Light Industrial Products Import-Export Corp.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9 in x 22 in x 15 in; 22.86 cm x 55.88 cm x 38.1 cm
place made
Zhonghua: Shanghai Shi, Shanghai
ID Number
ME*334952
catalog number
334952
accession number
320831
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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