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Remington Portable Typewriter

Remington Portable Typewriter

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This Remington No. 1 portable typewriter was manufactured by the Remington Typewriter Company in 1923. The Remington portable was first introduced in 1920, this machine bears the serial number NP-35788, dating it to January of 1923 and it was machine number 5,788 made in January of 1923. The Remington Portable had a gear-locking typebar mechanism, a red and black typewriter ribbon, and a four-row QWERTY keyboard.
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typewriter; Portable; Manual
date made
1920 - 1929
overall, case: 4 in x 11 in x 12 in; 10.16 cm x 27.94 cm x 30.48 cm
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Credit Line
Mrs. Tobia Frankel
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Computers & Business Machines
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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