Antique Art Deco Royal "P" De Luxe Typewriter c. 1933
An antique Art Deco Royal "P" De Luxe typewriter in high gloss black with nickel and glass keys, gull wings, ribbon caps and original leather case. Serial number: P329745. The carriage and space bar function well, no keys stick and the ribbon is good. See typing example. It has retained its original finish with minor blemishes.
- CREATOR Royal Typewriter Company.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1935.
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Steel, Metal, Nickel, Glass.
- CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor blemishes on the body. Case has wear throughout and missing handle.
- DIMENSIONS H 5.5 in. W 13 in. D 11 in., Case: H 6 in. W 13 in. D 12 in.
The Royal Typewriter Company was founded by Edward B. Hess and Lewis C. Myers in January 1904 in a machine shop in Brooklyn, New York.