Underwood Standard Portable Typewriter

Underwood Standard Portable Typewriter

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Description
This Underwood Standard Portable Typewriter was manufactured between 1919 and 1929 by the Underwood Typewriter Company. The Underwood Portable had a three-bank QWERTY keyboard, and unlike the more popular Corona 3, the carriage and platen did not have to be folded to become portable. The typewriter had a cover with a handle that allowed it to be easily transported.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
typewriter
Other Terms
typewriter; Portable; Manual
date made
1922 - 1923
maker
Underwood Typewriter Company
Measurements
overall: 4 1/2 in x 11 3/4 in x 9 in; 11.43 cm x 29.845 cm x 22.86 cm
ID Number
ME.328708
catalog number
328708
accession number
274352
serial number
82746
Credit Line
Christopher J. Thaiss
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Typewriters
Computers & Business Machines
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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