Beautiful Antique 1891 19th Century Cased Peoples Index Typewriter Machine Nice


Beautiful Antique 1891 19th Century Cased Peoples Index Typewriter Machine Nice

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Beautiful Antique 1891 19th Century Cased Peoples Index Typewriter Machine Nice:
$750


Beautiful Antique 1891 19th Century Cased Peoples Index Typewriter Machine
The Index Typewriter Machine Is In Excellent Overall Condition Showing Minor Pitting On Metal Parts
Character Wheel In Excellent Condition, Roll Is Not Brittle
All Seems To Be Working Perfectly On Machine From What I Can Tell But NOT Guaranteed Since Could Not Find Much Info On It
This Is The Early Model Not The Later "Champion" Model & Does Not Have The Conventional Ribbon On Spools
Manufactured By Gravin Machine Company New York, USA In 1891
This Index Machine Was Invented By C. Sjoberg Of Brooklyn
It's A Very Simple Machine With A Curved Gear To A Type-Wheel & A Very Simple Semi-Circular Index Machine With A Nickel Plated Disc That Covers The Type-Wheel
Character Selection Is Done On The Index Card That Only Includes Capitol Letters No Lowercase & Numbers Do Not Include The "1"
Printing Is Done With The Key On The Left That Brings The Platen (Hinged Carriage) That Rocks Forward Against The Type-Wheel
The Right Hand Moves The Index Pointer While The Left Hand Controls The Print, Space & Shift Keys
The Most Remarkable Detail Is The People's Inking System
Inking On This Machine Is Done By A Ink Roller That Keeps Itself Wet From An Ink Reservoir
This Cover Or Curtain Fits Over The Type-Wheel Of This Machine & Has A Ribbon Loop That Is Attached Between Two Metal Rings
This Cover Or Curtain Drops Down Over The From The Edge Of The Disc Brushing Against The Type-Wheel As It Turns
The Top Ring Is Held Up Over The Cover Or Curtain & The Bottom Ring Is Hung Under The Type-Wheel
(Cover Or Ribbon Loop NOT INCLUDED)The Wooden Case Does Need Some Repair There Is A Broken Piece, Another Held Together By Tape & One Corner Of Case That Is Separated & Some Side Pieces Missing But May Be Able To Possibly Be Repaired/Restored Not 100% Sure However
It Also Shows Some Scratches/Scuffs As Well
The Base Of The Typewriter Machine Does Show One Crack On The Left Side & Part Of Crack Does Go Through To Bottom Of Base But All Is Still Pretty Solid & In Tact
The Base Also Shows Some Scratches/Scuffs/Indentations On Wood
All Wooden Case & Base Hardware/Latches Are In Tact To Wood
Measurement Of Wood Top Cover Case Is Approx 11" Long x 8 1/4" Wide
Measurement Of Wood Bottom Base Is Approx 11 3/4" Long x 9" Wide
Serial #6267
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Beautiful Antique 1891 19th Century Cased Peoples Index Typewriter Machine Nice:
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