Antique Woodstock Typewriter #5 c.1933
An antique distressed Woodstock typewriter #5 with a 16 inch carriage. The keys are black and green numbers with four rows of keys. The carriage slides smoothly from side to side.
- CREATOR Woodstock Typewriter Company.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1933
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Steel, Metal, Nickel.
- CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Needs servicing.
- DIMENSIONS H 9 in. W 15 in. D 14 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.