Antique Refurbished Portable Underwood Leader Typewriter c.1938
An original refurbished portable Underwood Leader 4 bank typewriter in crinkle black finish and original case. Nickel and glass keys with grey and white letters. This typewriter is very clean and in good working order. It has smooth typing and the carriage advances and functions very well. The case is original with thick leather handle and is structurally sound. Serial #E1260760.
- CREATOR Underwood Typewriter Co.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1938.
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Steel, Metal, Leather, Glass.
- CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
- DIMENSIONS H 5.25 in. W 12.5 in. D 11 in., Case: H 6 in. W 13 in. D 12 in.
E. Remington and Sons (1816–1896) was a manufacturer of firearms and typewriters. Founded in 1816 but on March 1, 1873, it became known for manufacturing the first commercial typewriter.