Adler Typewriter


This typewriter was manufactured by the German company Adlerwerke vormals Heinrich Kleyer (Adler Works, formerly Heinrick Kleyer) of Frankfurt, Germany during the early 20th century. The machine has lost many of its Adler decals, but “Imported” can still be seen on the machine. The typewriter has a cast iron frame, nickel fittings, and is mounted on a mahogany board with a black metal cover that reads “Adler Imported.” This machine is very similar to the Adler No. 7, having the same sliding type bar mechanism instead of the usual swinging type bars.

Date Made: ca 1900

Maker: Adler Schreibmaschinen

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: France

Subject: Office Equipment

See more items in: Work and Industry: Mechanisms, Typewriters, Computers & Business Machines


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Credit Line: Gretchen O. Thurber

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: ME.312845Catalog Number: 312845Accession Number: 168622

Object Name: typewriterOther Terms: typewriter; Standard; Manual

Measurements: overall: 10 in x 15 in x 15 7/8 in; 25.4 cm x 38.1 cm x 40.3225 cm


Record Id: nmah_849905

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