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Antique Underwood Typewriter #5 c.1913

$375

ABOUT

This is an original Underwood typewriter #5 with a 14 inch carriage and an open-frame design. The serial number is 115142 stamped in the inside. The keys are nickel and green with glass covers. All the keys work properly and the carriage move smoothly.

  • CREATOR Underwood Typewriter Company, NY.
  • DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1913.
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Steel, Metal, Nickel, Glass.
  • CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use.  Ribbon still good but will need replacing eventually and can be purchase from Amazon.
  • DIMENSIONS H 10 in. W 20 in. D 12 in

HISTORY

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

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