Antique Typewriters

The Martin Howard Collection




National

National


National Typewriter Co., Philadelphia
1889 - serial no.4839 - view patent

The National has its type-bars hanging down in a semi-circle. There are two shift keys, uniquely moving the whole keyboard assembly forwards and backwards. To see what has been typed, one lifts up the hinged carriage.

This is the second version of model 1 with a wide space bar.

This typewriter originally sold for $60.00.

"NATIONAL TYPEWRITER - Irrespective of Price The Best."

"Smallest and most comprehensive double-case finger-key Typewriter."


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