Naumann Erika Typewriter


This Erika Modell M typewriter was manufactured by Seidel & Naumann of Dresden, Germany during the 1930s. The typewriter is a manual typewriter, with glass-covered QWERTY keys. The Erika model typewriters were made to be portable, and this model is inside a leather case, with a cleaning brush attached to the interior of the lid.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Grace C. and Walter Leonard

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1982.0202.01Accession Number: 1982.0202Catalog Number: 1982.0202.01

Object Name: typewriter

Measurements: overall: 6 1/4 in x 13 7/8 in x 14 1/2 in; 15.875 cm x 35.2425 cm x 36.83 cm


Record Id: nmah_856499

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