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Williams No. "1" Straight Typewriter

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
348
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 01, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Williams No. "1" Straight Typewriter, Brady Manufacturing Co., Brooklyn, New York, no. 2675, c. 1893, the "grasshopper" mechanism with two type bars on either side of platen, three-row straight keyboard, and plate reading Williams and patent dates, original quarter sawn oak case with gilt letters reading Williams, box lg. 15 1/4 in.
Estimate $500-700

working condition but needs cleaning. Ink build up.


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Keywords

Brooklyn, Brady Manufacturing Co.