- This is a Corona Special typewriter that was manufactured by the L. C. Smith Corona Company during the 1920s. The Corona Special came in a variety of different colors besides gold including lavender, light maroon, channel blue, mountain ash scarlet, cream, and bruce green. The typewriter had a three-row QWERTY keyboard, and the typewriter’s carriage could fold down onto the keyboard making it compact and portable.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Other Terms
- typewriter; Portable; Manual
- date made
- 1920 - 1941
- L. C. Smith & Corona Typewriters Inc.
- place made
- United States: New York, Groton
- overall: 5 in x 12 in x 10 1/2 in; 12.7 cm x 30.48 cm x 26.67 cm
- ID Number
- catalog number
- accession number
- serial number
- Credit Line
- Edith R. Meggers
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- Work and Industry: Mechanisms
- Computers & Business Machines
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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