Remington Portable Typewriter


This Remington Portable No. 1 typewriter was manufactured by the Remington Typewriter Company in 1921. The Remington portable was first introduced in 1920, this machine bears the serial number NM-11150, dating it to February of 1921 and it was machine number 1,150 made in February of 1921. The Remington Portable had a gear-locking typebar mechanism, a red and black typewriter ribbon, and a four-row QWERTY keyboard.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Edith R. Meggers

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: ME.334779Catalog Number: 334779Accession Number: 314637Serial Number: NM 11150

Object Name: typewriterOther Terms: typewriter; Portable; Manual

Measurements: overall -case: 4 in x 10 1/2 in x 12 in; 10.16 cm x 26.67 cm x 30.48 cm


Record Id: nmah_850041

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