Antique Royal Standard Typewriter with Glass Panels c.1931



An antique Royal typewriter in high gloss black finish, original gold lettering and label. Nickel and glass keys with black and white letters. Thick glass panels on each side. The carriage and space bar function well and the ribbon is new. It has retained its original finish with minor blemishes. Serial #X-1403953.

  • CREATOR Royal Typewriter Company.
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Steel, Metal, Nickel, Glass.
  • CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor blemishes on the body. Missing the two caps that go over the ribbon.
  • DIMENSIONS H 10 in. W 15.5 in. D 16 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.

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