L.C. Smith and Bros. No. 2 Typewriter

L.C. Smith and Bros. No. 2 Typewriter

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One (1) L.C. Smith and Bros. No 2 Typewriter
Made by L.C. Smith & Bros. of Syracuse, N.Y. Model 2, first model to appear, 1904. Designed by Carl Gabrielson. Has shifting type segment. Features interchangeable platten and ball bearings throughout, key shift mechanism and carriage. Paper support marked; "L.C. Smith & Bros., Typewriter, writing in sight." Marked on frame above keys: "L.C. Smith & Bros. Typewriter." Marked on front of frame: "No. _____mith & Bros. Typewriter Co. No. 2., Made in Syracuse, N.Y., U.S.A."
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Object Name
Typewriter
Other Terms
Typewriter; Standard; Manual
maker
L. C. Smith & Bros.
Measurements
overall: 9 5/8 in x 13 1/2 in x 14 1/2 in; 24.4475 cm x 34.29 cm x 36.83 cm
ID Number
ME.319253
catalog number
319253
accession number
235999
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. Francis A. Norris
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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