Art Deco Portable Underwood Noiseless Typewriter and Case c.1935
An original portable Art Deco Underwood Noiseless 77 typewriter in high gloss black finish and original leather case with key. Black and white keys. Original gold lettering. This typewriter is very clean and in good working order. It has smooth typing and the carriage advances and functions very well. Ribbon is good. The case is original and has some wear on the leather handle but is structurally sound. Serial #352539.
- CREATOR Underwood Elliot Fisher Co.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1935.
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Steel, Metal, Leather.
- CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
- DIMENSIONS Typewriter: H 6.5 in. W 13 in. D 13 in., Case: H 8 in. W 14 in. D 13.5 in.
The Underwood Typewriter Company was a manufacturer of typewriters headquartered in New York City. Underwood produced what is considered the first widely successful, modern typewriter. By 1939, Underwood had produced five million machines.