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B809 Typewriter, 'Remington No 5', metal / plastic / rubber, made by E Remington & Sons, Ilion, New York, United States of America, distrubuted by Wyckoff, Seamans & Benedict, New York, United States of America, 1887. Click to enlarge.

'Remington No. 5' typewriter made by E Remington & Sons

Made
The Remington No. 5 is a type-bar typewriter with an "up-strike" action.

Summary

Object No.

B809

Object Statement

Typewriter, 'Remington No 5', metal / plastic / rubber, made by E Remington & Sons, Ilion, New York, United States of America, distrubuted by Wyckoff, Seamans & Benedict, New York, United States of America, 1887

Physical Description

The Remington No. 5 is a type-bar typewriter with an "up-strike" action.

Marks

Transfer "Clean all of the top rods -especially / the shifting rod with a greasy cloth / everyday".
Transfer "Manufactured / Remington Standard Typewriter Mfg. Co. Ilion N.Y. U.S.A. / For Wyckoff Seamans & Benedict New York".
Insc. into metal "27978".
Transfer "PARAGON".

Dimensions

Height

280 mm

Width

370 mm

Depth

355 mm

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Sydney Pincombe Ltd, 1938

Acquisition Date

28 November 1938

Cite this Object

Harvard

'Remington No. 5' typewriter made by E Remington & Sons 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 6 August 2021, <https://ma.as/214832>

Wikipedia

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