Antique Woodstock Teaching Typewriter c.1932
An antique Woodstock teaching typewriter with a 16 inch carriage. The letter keys are all left blank for memorization and teaching purposes. The keys are nickel with black with white numbers. Four rows of keys. Original gold decals on the back. The typewriter functions properly and works well. The carriage slides smoothly from side to side. All the keys strike properly. The ribbon is good.
- CREATOR Woodstock Typewriter Company.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1932.
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Steel, Metal, Nickel.
- CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
- DIMENSIONS H 9 in. W 16 in. D 13 in.
Sears, Roebuck, & Company opened their typewriting company as the Roebuck Typewriter Company in Woodstock, Illinois, but soon sold their concern to the Woodstock Typewriter Company in 1914. The Woodstock Typewriter Company operated until 1950, when it was bought by R.C. Allen Business Machines.