Object ID
Object Name
Typewriter, Manual
Date Created
Object Entities
Object Description
Black square hard case (folding carriage) resembling a suitcase with handle and latch. Inside, a black Corona Standard model typewriter with black and red ribbon. On the bottom of the machine is the company's new name: L.C. Smith & Corona Typewriters Inc.
This typewriter dates after the period when the two prominent American typewriter companies, Corona and L.C. Smith Typewriter Company, merged in 1926. Originally, Corona Factory was a company that manufactured portable typewriters, while L.C. Smith Typewriter manufactured office typewriters. The model here is from the 1935 Emeritus Collection, named "The Standard", with the serial number 1C35598.
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Typewriter, Manual, 1935, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/7422. Accessed 10/05/22.