Royal Quiet DeLuxe Two Tone Typewriter and Case c.1948



A vintage Royal Quiet DeLuxe typewriter in two tone crinkle finish. Shell re-designed by Henry Dreyfuss, Squared shell, grey and black with oval chrome inserts for front levers. Keytops changed in this typewriter from round glass to "tombstone" glass with chromed rims. Original case with Bakelite handle.

  • CREATOR Royal Typewriter Company.
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Steel, Metal, Nickel, Glass, Bakelite.
  • CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • DIMENSIONS H 5.75 in. W 13 in. D 11 in., Case H 6.5 in. W 12.5 in. D 13


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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