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Portable type writer: 19th century

Blickensderfer Typewriter Company

Portable type writer: 19th century
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 28cm

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Portable type writer. 'The Home Blick' was manufactured by the Blickensderfer Typewriter Company of Stanford, Conneticut, USA c1893. The typewriter is housed in a wooden box and has the 'Ideal' keyboard layout. The characteristic feature of the Blick typewriter, the revolving typedrum, allowed it to be fitted with different type styles and for foreign languages. The company had a London office at 9-10 Cheapside.

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1892 AD - 1894 AD
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