Antique LC Smith & Corona Typewriter c.1926



This is an original LC Smith & Corona Typewriter #8 10 with a 10 inch carriage and an open-frame design. The serial number is 645798 stamped in the inside. The keys are nickel with white face and black numbers. Four rows of keys with a top row of decimals. All the keys work properly except the "1000" key on the top right. It has dropped and properly just needs to be reset. The ribbon does need replacing. The carriage slides smoothly from side to side.

  • CREATOR LC Smith & Corona Typewriters Inc. Syracuse, NY.
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Steel, Metal, Nickel.
  • CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor blemishes on the body.
  • DIMENSIONS H 10 in. W 14.5 in. D 14.5 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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