Antique Art Deco Corona 4 Portable Typewriter c.1925
An Art Deco Corona 4 bank typewriter with original case. The keys are nickle with pale green porcelain interior and black letters. This typewriter has has smooth typing and functions very well. It has retained its original finish with minor wear. The handle is leather over metal and has some wear but structurally sound. The case latches properly.
- CREATOR LC Smith & Corona Typewriters Inc. Syracuse, NY.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1925-1938.
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Steel, Metal, Nickel, Porcelain, Leather.
- CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor blemishes on the body and case. Two porcelain keys have chips. Ribbon needs replacing.
- DIMENSIONS H 5 in. W 13.5 in. D 12 in.
The L.C. Smith & Bros. Typewriter Company was founded in Syracuse, N.Y. on January, 1st, 1903. L.C. Smith & Bros. merged with Corona Typewriter Company in 1925 to become "L.C. Smith Bros. & Corona Typewriters, Inc." headquartered in Syracuse, N.Y.