Antique Royal Typewriter c. 1930s
An antique "Touch Control" Royal typewriter with nickel and glass keys. The carriage and space bar function well and the ribbon still types but will need replacing soon. It has retained its original finish with minor blemishes..
- CREATOR Royal Typewriter Company.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1930s.
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 9.5 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.