Remington Electric Typewriter

Remington Electric Typewriter

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Description
This Remington Electric typewriter was manufactured by the Remington Rand Corporation around 1949. This Remington had electric-powered typebars and carriage movement as well as many manual switches for tab clearing and setting and ribbon movment.
Remington produced the first commercially successful Sholes & Glidden typewriter in 1874, and continued to produce a variety of typewriters during the 20th century before focusing its attention on the UNIVAC computer during the 1950s.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
typewriter
Other Terms
typewriter; Standard; Electric
maker
Remington Rand Inc.
Measurements
overall: 10 in x 19 in x 15 in; 25.4 cm x 48.26 cm x 38.1 cm
ID Number
ME.333709
catalog number
333709
accession number
302053
serial number
2307418
Credit Line
Defense Supply Service
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Typewriters
Computers & Business Machines
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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