American Model No. 7 Typewriter

Description
This model number 7 typewriter was manufactured by the American Manufacturing Company of New York, New York at the Williams plant in Derby, Connecticut during the early 20th century. The American Typewriter Company was located at 265 Broadway in New York, New York, and operated from 1893 until 1915. This model 7 typewriter is a blind writer with upwards striking type mechanism and a QWERTY keyboard.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
typewriter
maker
American Typewriter Company
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 1/2 in x 11 3/4 in x 13 in; 16.51 cm x 29.845 cm x 33.02 cm
place made
United States: Connecticut, Derby
ID Number
1982.0201.05
accession number
1982.0201
catalog number
1982.0201.05
subject
Office Equipment
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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