Antique Corona Four Portable Typewriter c.1924



An Art Deco portable Corona Four bank typewriter with panels of high gloss black, original gold lettering and original case. The keys are nickle with pale yellow porcelain interior and black letters. This typewriter has smooth typing, new ribbon and functions very well. It has retained its original finish with minor wear. The handle is leather over metal and has some wear but structurally sound. Serial #H607831.

  • CREATOR LC Smith & Corona Typewriters Inc. Syracuse, NY.
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Steel, Metal, Nickel, Porcelain, Leather.
  • CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. .
  • DIMENSIONS H 5 in. W 13 in. D 12 in.


The L.C. Smith & Bros. Typewriter Company was founded in Syracuse, N.Y. on January, 1st, 1903. L.C. Smith & Bros. merged with Corona Typewriter Company in 1925 to become "L.C. Smith Bros. & Corona Typewriters, Inc." headquartered in Syracuse, N.Y.

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