Antique Corona Four Portable Typewriter c.1926
An Art Deco portable Corona Four bank typewriter in high gloss black and original gold lettering. The keys are nickle with pale yellow porcelain interior and black letters covered in glass. This typewriter has smooth typing, new ribbon and functions very well. It has retained its original finish with minor wear. Serial #5K05437 stamped on the inside.
- CREATOR LC Smith & Corona Typewriters Inc. Syracuse, NY.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1926.
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Steel, Metal, Nickel, Porcelain, Glass.
- CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Feet have some wear but stable. No case.
- 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.