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I've been collecting typewriters in earnest since the spring of 1994. Here's a list of machines from my collection, in chronological order by date of manufacture. Click on the small image or the name of the typewriter to see a larger image. —Richard Polt

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Collection List

  1. Sholes & Glidden #A1119 (USA, 1875) -- understroke, capitals only. Originator of the QWERTY keyboard, the Remington Typewriter Company, and the worldwide typewriter industry. This machine was remodeled and repainted black at the factory.
  2. Crandall New Model #3715 (USA, ca. 1889) -- curved two-bank non-QWERTY keyboard, type cylinder (read about Crandalls here)
  3. Hammond 1 #10892 (USA, ca. 1890) -- curved two-bank non-QWERTY keyboard, type shuttle (read about my restoration of this machine here and read about Hammonds here)

  4. National #1295 (USA, ca. 1890) -- understroke, three-bank, curved keyboard (large-spacebar model with spacebar missing)
  5. Smith Premier No. 1 #33506 (USA, ca. 1895) -- full keyboard, understroke
  6. Peerless #4034 (USA, ca. 1896) -- full-keyboard understroke
  7. Williams No. 2 #10612 (USA, 1896) -- grasshopper, three-bank (read about Williams here)
  8. Granville Automatic #5795 (USA, 1896) -- thrust action
  9. New Franklin #5509 (USA, ca. 1896) -- downstroke from the front, curved three-bank keyboard (read about Franklins here)
  10. Yost No. 4 #51801 (USA, ca. 1899) -- full keyboard, understroke, ink pad inking (read about Yosts here)
  11. Williams No. 4 #17114 (USA, 1900) -- grasshopper, four-bank (read about Williams here)
  12. Crandall Visible no. 4 #51767 (USA, ca. 1900) -- three-bank, type cylinder (read about Crandalls here)
  13. Sholes visible #4004 (USA, ca. 1901) -- frontstroke with typebars aligned in two rows (read about this machine on my blog)
  14. Underwood No. 1 #12880-1 (USA, ca. 1901) -- four-bank frontstroke (read about Underwoods here)
  15. Fay-Sho No. 4 #4817 (USA, ca. 1901) -- "bronze" understroke (actually copper plated) with neoclassical design
  16. Moya no. 1 #1138 (UK, ca. 1902) -- three-bank, type cylinder
  17. Blickensderfer No. 5 #71678 (USA, 1902) -- typewheel, Scientific Polish keyboard (read about this typewriter here)
  18. Smith Premier No. 2 #77492 (USA, 1902) -- full keyboard, understroke
  19. Postal 5 #25892 (USA, 1904) -- three-bank, typewheel
  20. Monarch no. 2 #437 (USA, 1904)
  21. Ideal A3 #19616 (Germany, 1904) -- oblique frontstroke, carriage return lever on side    
  22. Moya no. 2 #3324 (UK, ca. 1905) -- three-bank, type cylinder
  23. Sun Standard No. 2 #16044 (USA, ca. 1905) -- 3-bank frontstroke, ink roller
  24. Royal Bar-Lock shift-key model #6610 (England, ca. 1905) -- rare four-bank version of the Bar-Lock
  25. Fox No. 3 #A7774/14731 (USA, ca. 1905) -- understroke (read about Foxes here)
  26. Fox No. 23 #05619/31619 (USA, ca. 1906) -- frontstroke (read about Foxes here)
  27. L.C. Smith No. 2 #19901-2 (USA, 1906) -- frontstroke
  28. Polygraph no. 3 (ca. 1906)
  29. Chicago No. 3 #2016 (USA, ca. 1908) -- horizontal type cylinder, 3-bank keyboard
  30. Blickensderfer No. 8 #141296 (USA, 1908) -- three-bank, typewheel, aluminum
  31. Yetman Transmitting Typewriter, no serial number (USA, 1908) -- telegraphic typewriter (read about the Yetman here)
  32. Columbia Bar-Lock No. 14 #163655 (USA, 1910) -- full keyboard, downstroke from front
  33. Blickensderfer no. 7 #148967 (USA, 1910) -- typewheel, Scientific keyboard (read about this typewriter here)
  34. Emerson no. 3 #8367 (USA, ca. 1910) -- frontstroke, typebars swing in from the sides (read about Emersons here)
  35. Harry A. Smith no. 6 #7447 (USA, ca. 1910) -- frontstroke, relabeled Victor (read about Victors on Will Davis' site)
  36. Kancléř no. 3 #8859 (Germany, ca. 1910) -- Czech version of the Kanzler
  37. Erika #3032 (Germany, ca. 1910) -- portable with folding carriage
  38. Royal No. 5 #113790-5 (USA, 1912) -- frontstroke, "flatbed" design
  39. Blickensderfer no. 6 #160030 (USA, 1912) -- typewheel; aluminum
  40. Oliver No. 5 #386425 (USA, ca. 1912) -- nickeled, Spanish keyboard, sold in Mexico
  41. Harris Visible No. 4 #14936 (USA, ca. 1913) -- three-bank frontstroke (read about the Harris on Will Davis' site)
  42. Salter Visible #J32629 (UK, 1913) — oblique frontstroke with basket shift
  43. L. C. Smith no. 5 #196236-5 (USA, 1913) -- nickeled, Spanish keyboard, sold in Mexico
  44. Home Blickensderfer #170020 (USA, 1913) -- typewheel, Scientific keyboard
  45. Secor No. 2 #5380 (USA, ca. 1913) -- frontstroke with decimal tabulator
  46. Chicago #73715 (USA, ca. 1915) -- horizontal type cylinder, 3-bank keyboard
  47. Aztec #56191 (USA, ca. 1915) -- relabeled Pittsburg, Spanish keyboard (story in ETCetera no. 85)
  48. Visigraph #13807 (USA, ca. 1915) -- frontstroke
  49. Blickensderfer no. 9 #186280 (USA, 1916) -- typewheel, Scientific keyboard (read about this machine here)
  50. Molle no. 3 #2590 (USA, 1918) -- frontstroke, three-bank (read about this machine here)
  51. Helios-Klimax #13660 (Germany, ca. 1919) -- two-bank, triple shift, typewheel, Spanish keyboard
  52. Blick Ninety #E-1156 (USA, 1919) -- portable with exchangeable typebasket
  53. Oliver 9 #886730 (USA, ca. 1920) -- U-shaped typebars, downstroke from the side (read about this machine here)
  54. Victor no. 10 #54668 (USA, ca. 1920) -- four-bank frontstroke
  55. Adji Såkå #2804 (Germany, ca. 1920) -- three-bank portable, name variant of the Meteor
  56. Remington Portable no. 1 #NM10936 (USA, Feb. 1921) (read about this model here)
  57. Remington Portable no. 1 #NM11229 (USA, Feb. 1921) -- black/gold paint, possibly repainted (read about this model here)
  58. Carmen #3175 (Germany, 1921) -- 3-bank
  59. Unda #1322 (Austria, 1921) -- 3-bank
  60. Underwood Standard Portable Typewriter #12408 (USA, 1921) -- three-bank frontstroke (earlier design, patent pending)
  61. Hesperia #74A (Italy, 1922) -- frontstroke
  62. Portex No. 5 #19417 (USA, ca. 1922) -- three-bank portable (read about the Portex on Will Davis' site)
  63. Hammond Folding Multiplex #F244370G2 (USA, 1923) -- 3 bank type-shuttle machine, keyboard folds up
  64. Underwood Standard Portable Typewriter #82370 (USA, 1923) -- three-bank frontstroke
  65. Oliver 11 #1016985 (USA, ca. 1923)
  66. Dayton #AX93 (USA, 1924) -- four-bank portable (story in ETCetera no. 85)
  67. Underwood No. 5 #2096819-5 (USA, 1925) -- four-bank frontstroke (read about this machine here)
  68. Woodstock Electrite #E11-39705 (USA, ca. 1925) -- electric (read about this machine on my blog)
  69. Stoewer Elite #E42713 (Germany, ca. 1925) -- three-bank portable, Hungarian keyboard, sold in Prague
  70. Neya #31679 (Germany, ca. 1927) -- three-bank portable
  71. Bing No. 2 (Germany, ca. 1927) -- oblique frontstroke, "educational" typewriter
  72. Merz No. 2 #6049 (Germany, ca. 1927) -- Bulgarian keyboard
  73. Erika no. 5 #30074/30045 (Germanyca. 1928) -- portable
  74. Rem-Blick #KX80608 (USA, May 1928) -- typewheel (read about this machine here)
  75. Corona 4 #S4M02555 (USA, 1928) -- "Mountain Ash Scarlet" finish
  76. Diamant 28 #16545 (Germany, ca. 1928) -- portable with large vertical segment
  77. Remington 92 #Z155356 (USA, April 1929) -- Hebrew version of the no. 12
  78. Underwood Standard Portable Typewriter #210944 (USA, 1929) -- three-bank frontstroke, green marble paint
  79. Senta no. 4 #48051 (Germany, ca. 1929) -- four-bank portable
  80. Electric Braille prototype (USA, ca. 1930) -- based on a Woodstock no. 5, inventor and constructor unknown (story in ETCetera no. 77)
  81. Demountable no. 2 #146958 (USA, ca. 1930) -- frontstroke, easy to dismantle (read about the Demountable on Will Davis' site)
  82. Stoewer #123759 (Germany, ca. 1930) -- four-bank portable
  83. Barr #P13796 (USA, ca. 1930) -- portable, blue (read about the Barr on Will Davis' site)
  84. Barr Special #P16230 (USA, early 1930s) -- portable, black 
  85. Barr Universal #C2U658 (USA, early 1930s) -- portable, maroon
  86. Japy V #14563 (France, 1931) -- four-bank portable, German keyboard
  87. Torpedo portable #141322 (Germany, 1931) -- Cyrillic keyboard, exported (to Mongolia?) by Wostwag, a Soviet front company based in Berlin and Ulan Bator
  88. Oliver portable #68119 (Italy, 1932) -- woodgrain
  89. Masspro #002707 (USA, 1932) -- three-bank small portable
  90. Monarch Pioneer #S24372 (USA, August 1932) -- capitals-only portable, green (read about this model here)
  91. Remington Noiseless Junior #B10403 (USA, Sept. 1933) (read about this model here)
  92. Underwood #622556 (USA, 1933?) -- identical to Remington Noiseless Junior
  93. Remington Noiseless Portable #N41852 (two-tone green) (USA, Dec. 1933) (read about this model here)
  94. Burroughs #50A5748 (USA, 1933)
  95. Royal Signet #E3266 (USA, ca. 1933) -- capitals-only portable
  96. Olivetti MP1 (ICO) #5907 (Italy, 1933) -- black, Belgian keyboard
  97. Remington Noiseless Model Seven #H31240 (USA, Sept. 1934) -- two-tone green
  98. Imperial Good Companion #AC273 (England, 1935) -- portable, Swedish keyboard
  99. Remington 3B #C104412 (USA, Nov. 1935) (read about this model here)
  100. Royal Junior #J52398 (USA, 1935) -- Greek keyboard
  101. Marx Dial, no serial number (USA, ca. 1935) -- circular index, toy
  102. Remington Rand Model 1 #P49630 (USA, Jan. 1936) (read about this model here)
  103. Remington 9 #F13383 (USA, February 1936) (read about this model here)
  104. Tip Tip #5606 (Czechoslovakia, 1936) -- grid index, type cylinder
  105. Remington Noiseless Model Seven #H49561 (USA, Jan. 1937) -- my first typewriter (read about this model here)
  106. Remington Victor S Portable #VV909435 (UK assembled from US parts, ca. 1937) -- British version of the streamlined #5 portable (read about this model here)
  107. Underwood Noiseless 77 #930677 (maroon) (USA, Sept. 1937) (read about this model here)
  108. Remington Noiseless 8 #E36907 (USA, Oct. 1937) (read about this model here)
  109. Rem Rand Pioneer #C109305 (USA, Oct. 1937) -- caps only
  110. Mercedes Superba #85747 (Germany, 1937) -- portable with noise-reducing typebar cover
  111. Patria #18062 (Switzerland, ca. 1937) -- portable
  112. Monarch 101 #A10076 (USA, Dec. 1937) -- office-sized machine with noiseless portable mechanism, made by American Writing Machine Co. (actually Remington) (read about this model here)
  113. Rooy Intermédiaire 28 #301088 (France, 1938) -- ivory paint

  114. Corona Sterling #2A51871 (USA, 1938) -- streamlined, maroon
  115. Olivetti MP1 (ICO) #58541 (Italy, 1938) -- red
  116. Continental #R257169 (Germany, 1938) -- four-bank portable
  117. Hermes Baby #171163 (Switzerland, 1938) -- Czech keyboard
  118. L. C. Smith Super-Speed #1452332-11 (USA, 1938)
  119. Bar-Lock portable #2501 (UK, 1938)
  120. Harrods #54904 (Italy, 1938) -- name variant of the Olivetti MP1 portable, sold by Harrods in London
  121. Remington Noiseless Portable #N125431 (USA, March 1938) -- maroon, in deluxe case
  122. Rem Rand Pioneer #CA133500 (USA, August 1938) -- 3.5-row keyboard (read about this model here)
  123. Adler Favorit 2 #579597 (Germany, 1939) -- thrust action portable
  124. Klein-Urania #182519 (Germany, 1939) -- portable, maroon, Norwegian keyboard
  125. Hermes 2000 #43664 (Switzerland, 1939) -- four-bank portable
  126. U.S. Mirsa Ideal portable no. 5 #919426/5 (Germany, 1940) -- Czech name variant of the Erika no. 5
  127. Everest 90 no. #39598 (Italy, 1940) -- red portable, italic typeface, nonstandard English keyboard
  128. Olympia-Plana #16700 (Germany, 1940) -- bakelite body, Hungarian keyboard
  129. Hispano-Olivetti Studio 46 #330670 (Spain, ca. 1940) -- yellow mid-sized portable, Spanish keyboard
  130. Remington Streamliner #B110873 (USA, Sept. 1941) (read about this model here)
  131. Osma #12517 (Germany, ca. 1945) -- rare portable
  132. Regia Mixta #L-11040 (Spain, ca. 1948) -- portable
  133. Voss #10271 (West Germany, 1949) -- red-and-black bakelite body, chrome paper table (read about the Voss on Will Davis' site)
  134. Original Matous #CC 832 (Czechoslovakia, ca. 1950) -- portable
  135. Olivetti Lettera 22 #077757 (Italy, ca. 1950)
  136. Voss #25942 (West Germany, 1951) -- red-and-black bakelite body with chrome accents
  137. Rheinmetall #300796 (East Germany, 1952) -- portable
  138. Juwel Rapid #H50994 (1952)
  139. Express #306049 (West Germany, June 1953) -- rare portable with plastic body and segment
  140. Rooy portable #27912 (France, 1953) -- ultraflat; American keyboard
  141. Groma T #344410 (East Germany, 1953) -- portable, green
  142. Underwood Electric #E12-7290687 (USA, 1953) -- customized with old keys and other modifications
  143. Halda no. 6 #6-288980 (Sweden, 1953)
  144. Groma Gromina #505711 (East Germany, 1953) -- ultraflat, maroon with red keys, earlier body style
  145. Halberg Traveler #45753 (Netherlands, 1954) (read about the Halberg on Will Davis' site #707258 )
  146. Everest K2 #519941 (Italy, 1954) -- portable, black
  147. Rooy IN #413937 (France, ca. 1954) (read about this machine on my blog and a followup)
  148. Continental #2000670 (East Germany, ca. 1955) -- usually known as Erika 10; Arabic keyboard (read about this machine on my blog)
  149. Voss DeLuxe #114434 (West Germany, ca. 1955) -- stripped to bare metal
  150. American Deluxe #1145938 (East Germany, ca. 1955) -- relabeled Optima Elite portable, green
  151. Swissa Junior #136353 (Switzerland, ca. 1955) -- portable
  152. Patria #S21663 (Spain, ca. 1955) -- black portable
  153. Adler Privat #3026068 (West Germany, 1955) -- portable
  154. Alma Jolson #A-04018 (Italy, ca. 1955) -- name variant of the Antares Parva, sold in US
  155. Optima M10 #120348 (East Germany, ca. 1955) -- office machine, black, German keyboard
  156. Optima #912691 (East Germany, ca. 1955) -- portable, repainted red
  157. Moskva no. 4 #10490 (USSR, 1956) -- portable, Cyrillic
  158. Gossen Tippa Pilot #136331 (West Germany, 1956)
  159. Underwood De Luxe Quiet Tab portable #A2571453 (USA, 1956) -- two-tone brown
  160. Underwood De Luxe Quiet Tab portable #AA2639689 (USA, 1956) -- green and gray
  161. Underwood De Luxe Quiet Tab portable #AB2668636 (USA, 1956) -- black and white
  162. Voss DeLuxe #128698 (West Germany, ca. 1956) -- green
  163. Brosette #028160 (West Germany, ca. 1956) -- portable, silver
  164. Revere #1397? (UK, ca. 1956) -- three-bank toy typewriter, made by Petite Typewriters of Nottingham. Also known as Kamkap. Serial number (?) is penciled on bottom of machine.
  165. Groma Kolibri #599437 (East Germany, 1957) -- silver
  166. MBM Mercury #ZP-80235 (Czechoslovakia, 1957) -- name variant of the Consul (read about the Consul on Will Davis' site)
  167. Royal Administrator #49259 (West Germany, ca. 1957) -- wide-carriage version of the Royal Diana (read about this machine on my blog)
  168. Voss DeLuxe #135246 (West Germany, 1957) -- big portable, maroon
  169. Groma Combina (East Germany, 195x) -- read about this typewriter on Will Davis' site
  170. Alpina #74921 (West Germany, 1957) -- portable, green
  171. Empire Aristocrat #S2/194E086 (UK, 1957) -- portable, clone of the Hermes Baby
  172. Byron Mark I #9747 (UK, 1957) -- (read about this typewriter on my blog)
  173. Olivetti Graphika #1801920 (Italy, 1957) -- proportional spacing (read about this typewriter on my blog)
  174. Halda Star #7-067400 (Sweden, 1957) (read about this typewriter on my blog)
  175. Sténotype Grandjean Sil. 5 #M40715 (France, 1958) -- stenotype
  176. Junior Mod. 58 #C2268 (Spain, ca. 1958) -- compact portable, red
  177. Voss DeLuxe #151039 (West Germany, ca. 1958) -- black body with black keyboard
  178. Taylorix Contofix Junior #155876 (West Germany, ca. 1958) -- bookkeeping typewriter made by Voss (read about this typewriter on my blog)
  179. Eichner #973881 (West Germany, 1958) -- name variant of the Torpedo 18 with long carriage and decimal tabulator
  180. Imperial Good Companion no. 5 #5M 241 (UK, 1958) -- portable, basket shift, green
  181. Imperial Good Companion no. 4 #4X 571 (UK, 1959) -- portable, carriage shift, blue
  182. Optima P1 #257939 (East Germany, 1959) -- portable based on the Olympia-Plana; Russian keyboard
  183. Olympia SM3 DeLuxe #1114492 (West Germany, 1959) -- portable, repainted blue
  184. Tower Chieftain #3YT175886 (USA, 1959) -- small portable, name variant of Smith-Corona Skyriter, repainted and stripped
  185. Torpedo 18 #1073358 (West Germany, 1959) -- The Purple Prose Producer (read about this machine on my blog)
  186. Groma Kolibri #637179 (East Germany, 1959) -- portable, brown/tan, Greek keyboard
  187. Torpedo 18 #1205535 (West Germany, 1960) -- portable, black
  188. Olympia SM4 #1505693 (West Germany, 1960) -- portable, white, script typeface
  189. ABC #3-64682 (West Germany, ca. 1960) -- portable, orange
  190. Princess 100 #109241 (West Germany, ca. 1960) -- portable, gray
  191. Olympia SF #95-266541 (West Germany, 1960) -- small portable, black
  192. R. C. Allen VisOmatic #8-2163312 13 (USA, 1960) -- frontstroke, script typeface
  193. R. C. Allen VisOmatic Electrite #E8C-2121469 13 (USA, 1960) -- electrified keyboard, manual carriage return
  194. Elgin Collegiate #605372 (Japan, ca. 1960)
  195. Hilton #D-080318-6090 (Italy, ca. 1960) -- name variant of the Antares
  196. Aztec 700 #1976404 (East Germany, 1961) -- export name variant of the Erika 10
  197. Consul Silent #ZP-185854 (Czechoslovakia, ca. 1961)
  198. Optima Humber 99 #4011057 (East Germany 1961) -- name variant of the Erika 20 (read about this machine on my blog)
  199. Olympia SG1 #7-635495 (West Germany, 1961) -- office typewriter, repainted bluegreen
  200. Hermes 3000 #3058336 (Switzerland, 1961) -- earlier body style; stripped to bare metal
  201. Groma Kolibri #689903 (East Germany, ca. 1962) -- ivory/blue
  202. Talbos #C6399 (Spain, ca. 1962) -- portable, green
  203. Aztec 600 #620677 (East Germany, 1962) -- export name variant of the Rheinmetall KsT portable, two-tone brown
  204. Facit TP1 #283467 (Sweden, 1962) -- portable
  205. Voss Privat #223959 (West Germany, 1963) -- sold at the factory to an American, QWERTY keyboard with script type
  206. AMC #437765 (France, 1963) -- export name variant of the Japy Script, a clone of the Patria
  207. Olympia SM5 #2364386 (West Germany, 1964) -- Arabic
  208. Smith-Corona Sterling #5AX 206814 (USA, ca. 1965) -- stripped to bare metal
  209. Olympia SM9 #2581142 (West Germany, 1965) -- modified, fitted into repainted SM3 body
  210. Scheidegger Princess Matic #338556 (West Germany, ca. 1965) -- name variant of the Princess 300
  211. Jaykay #64857 (India, ca. 1965) -- portable, made in Calcutta, identical to the late Brosette
  212. Olympia SM8 #2723758 (West Germany, 1966) -- repainted black and silver
  213. Gritzner #031342 (West Germany, 1967) -- downstroke, non-QWERTY lettering machine, with kit and Dutch instructions
  214. Cavalier Speedwriter #7 221 033989 (Czechoslovakia/Canada, 1967) -- name variant of the Consul 221, assembled and sold in Canada
  215. Hermes 3000 #3448751 (Switzerland, 1968) -- later body style
  216. Olivetti Editor 2 # (USA or Italy, ca. 1972) -- electric (read about this machine on my blog)
  217. Moskva no. 6 #386451 (USSR, 1972) -- portable, gray (read about this machine on my blog)
  218. Princess 500 #687947 (West Germany, ca. 1974)
  219. Grants 707 Gullwing Electric #E06833 (Japan, ca. 1974) -- (read about this machine on my blog)
  220. Andina Especial 90 #75004 (Spain, ca. 1975) -- portable
  221. Sharp Memowriter EL-7001 #11009605 (Japan, ca. 1981) -- electronic calculator / mini-typewriter (read about this device on my blog)
  222. Royal Scrittore II #0912002099 (China, 2012) (read about this machine on my blog)
  223. Royal Epoch #0815001599 (China, 2014) (read about this machine on my blog)





Gone but not forgotten

These machines are no longer with me. I've enjoyed them and then passed them on to other typewriter fans, but they're fondly remembered!

  1. Caligraph 2 #30345 (USA, ca. 1888) -- full non-QWERTY keyboard, understroke (read about Caligraphs here)
  2. Caligraph 3 #38924 (USA, 1890s) (read about Caligraphs here)
  3. Fitch (English) #3545 (England, 1891) -- downstroke from the back, three-bank non-QWERTY keyboard
  4. Densmore 1b (USA, 1891) -- understroke
  5. Peoples (USA, 1891) -- semicircular index
  6. American 2, no serial number (USA, 1890s) -- semicircular index
  7. Pearl (USA, 1891) -- semicircular index
  8. Odell #1b (USA, 1890s) -- linear index
  9. Victor (USA, 1890s) -- daisywheel index
  10. American Visible (curved) #1776 (USA, early 1890s) -- index
  11. American Visible (straight), no serial number (USA, early 1890s) -- index
  12. Densmore, first model ("1a") #1501 (USA, ca. 1892) -- understroke
  13. Hammond 2 (USA, 1893) -- type shuttle (read about Hammonds here)
  14. American No. 7 #16447 (USA, 1890s)-- understroke
  15. Odell no. 2, no serial number (USA, ca. 1895) -- linear index, with checkwriting type and regular type
  16. The Chicago #8654 (USA, 1897) -- type cylinder (read about the Chicago here)
  17. Oliver no. 3 #88838 (USA, 1898)

  18. Wellington No. 2 #5063 (USA, 1898) -- thrust action
  19. New Century Caligraph No. 6 #12772 (USA, ca. 1899) -- full keyboard, understroke

  20. Merritt #15051 (USA, ca. 1900) -- linear index
  21. Lambert No. 1 #1203 (USA, 1900) -- circular keyboard, single type element (read about Lamberts here)
  22. Pittsburg No. 10 #14766 (USA, 1900) -- successor to the Daugherty, the first successful frontstroke typewriter
  23. Lambert No. 3 #7901 (USA, ca. 1902) -- circular keyboard, single type element (read about Lamberts here)
  24. Salter Improved No. 6 #8529 (UK, ca. 1905) -- three-bank, downstroke
  25. Fox No. 23 #05275/31275 (USA, ca. 1906)
  26. International No. 5, no serial number (USA, ca. 1907) -- linear index
  27. Remington no. 7 #223995 (USA, 1907) -- understroke

  28. Blickensderfer No. 8 #130721 (USA, 1907) -- three-bank,typewheel
  29. Yetman Transmitting Typewriter #1080 (USA, 1908) -- telegraphic typewriter
  30. Salter 10 #15477 (England, ca. 1910) -- three-bank, downstroke from the front
  31. Bennett (USA, 1910) -- miniature typewriter; typewheel
  32. Blickensderfer no. 7 #144749 (USA, ca. 1910) -- typewheel; aluminum
  33. Sterling #3124 (USA, ca. 1910) -- swinging sector, three-bank keyboard, hammer hits paper from the back
  34. Standard Folding #11595 (USA, ca. 1910) -- aluminum portable with folding carriage
  35. Yost no. 15 #032041 (USA, ca. 1910) -- frontstroke, grasshopper
  36. Simplex 1911 Special #3 (USA, 1911) -- toy index, double-case (read about Simplexes here)
  37. Blickensderfer 6 #162351 (USA, 1912) -- typewheel; aluminum
  38. Stenotype #14047 (USA, ca. 1912) -- stenographic machine
  39. Rapid No. 10 #35921 (USA, ca. 1913) -- name variant of the Fox 23
  40. Ideal A4 #98442 (Germany, 1914) -- four-bank oblique frontstroke, carriage return lever on side
  41. Simplex 1 Special (USA, 1915) -- toy index typewriter (read about Simplexes here)
  42. Hammond Multiplex #AL212054 (USA, ca. 1915) -- 3-bank type-shuttle machine, green
  43. Fox portable #1 #302 (USA, 1917)
  44. Fox portable no. 1 #5221 (USA, ca. 1917) (read about Foxes here)
  45. Fox portable no. 2 #10017 (USA, ca. 1918) (read about Foxes here)
  46. Century 10 #HS90099 (USA, June 1919) -- frontstroke, three-bank
  47. Century 10 HV90146 (USA, July 1919) -- three-bank frontstroke, double shift
  48. Century 10 #HX00038 (USA, May 1920)
  49. Noiseless no. 4 #42041 (USA, ca. 1920) -- three-bank thrust-action quiet typewriter with metal platen
  50. Imperial D Portable #60790 (base) / #60350 (keyboard) (England, ca. 1920) -- three-bank downstroke
  51. MW #11733 (Germany, 1920s) -- index machine, also known as Gundka, Frolio, etc.
  52. Noiseless portable #92 (USA, 1921) -- three-bank frontstroke (read about this machine here)
  53. Fox Sterling #S12688 (USA, 1921) -- three-bank portable, Spanish keyboard (read about Foxes here)
  54. Underwood Standard Portable Typewriter #40496 (USA, 1922) -- three-bank frontstroke
  55. Gourland #1533 (USA, ca. 1922) -- four-bank portable
  56. Corona No. 3 #584594 (USA, 1922) -- frontstroke; carriage folds down onto keyboard
  57. Juventa, no serial number (Italy, ca. 1922) -- three-bank portable, repainted and labeled "Corona"
  58. Mignon 4 #274295 (Germany, 1920s) -- index (read about this machine here)
  59. Oliver L-12 #1018364 (USA, 1923) -- three-bank, downstroke from the side, nickel plated, Spanish keyboard, sold in Mexico
  60. Monica No. 1 #825 (Germany, 1924) -- mid-sized frontstroke
  61. Royal No. 10 # X-1019026 (USA, 1926)
  62. Remington Portable No. 2 #ND79747 (USA, Sept. 1927) (read about this model here)
  63. Underwood Portable #4B186920 (USA, 1928)
  64. Simplex Practical Number 200 (USA, between 1924 and 1932) -- toy index typewriter (read about Simplexes here)
  65. Remington Portable No. 3 #V134032 (USA, Jan. 1929) -- two-tone turquoise (read about this model here)
  66. Remington Portable No. 3 #V275177 (USA, 1929) -- two-tone green (read about this model here)
  67. Underwood Portable #458501 (USA, 1929) -- Ukrainian keyboard
  68. Royal Standard Portable #OT336030 (USA, 1929) -- black
  69. Merz Universal #58095 (Germany, ca. 1930) -- four-bank portable
  70. Royal P #P202830 (USA, 1930) -- portable with Vogue typeface
  71. Corona Special #JX657395 (USA, 1931) -- folding portable with gold highlights
  72. Rheinmetall portable #30561 (Germany, 1931)
  73. Underwood Noiseless 77 #736897 (USA, 1931) (read about this model here)
  74. Porto-Rite #SR10815 (USA, 1932)
  75. Remie Scout, double-case #S66172 (USA, 1932) (read about this model here)
  76. Remington Portable Model 5 (boxy) #V601539 (USA, Oct. 1932) (read about this model here)
  77. Royal Signet #E9780 (USA, 1932) -- capitals-only portable (read about this model here)
  78. Corona Standard #2C184108 (USA, 1935)
  79. Olivetti MP1 (ICO) #20548 (Italy, 1935) -- black, German keyboard, sold in Vienna
  80. Tachotype #40196 (Netherlands, ca. 1935) -- stenotype (read about this machine on Frank Notten's blog)
  81. Corona Silent #1S16478 (USA, 1935) -- portable, maroon
  82. Monarch #C60782 (USA, April 1936) -- name variant of the Remington Compact portable (read about this model here)
  83. Remington 5 portable (streamlined) #V925808 (USA, 1937) (read about this model here)
  84. Corona Junior #1F 26843J (USA, 1937)
  85. Varityper #409600-9 (USA, ca. 1937) -- three-bank, type shuttle, electric
  86. Hermes Featherweight #107389 (Switzerland, 1937)
  87. Adler 32 #535066 (Germany, 1937)
  88. Imperial Good Companion (England, late 1930s) -- portable
  89. Remington Junior #S256639 (USA, Jan. 1938) (read about this model here)
  90. Rem-Rand Bantam #C153272 (USA, November 1938) -- child's portable typewriter, caps only (read about this model here)
  91. Remington Model 1 #PD162715 (USA, November 1938) -- "noisy noiseless" portable
  92. Remington Envoy #SD272431 (USA, Nov. 1938) -- Portuguese keyboard (read about this model here)
  93. Groma N #208701 (Germany, ca. 1938) -- four-bank portable, maroon
  94. DM No. 3 #199200 (Germany, ca. 1939) -- portable, name variant of Olympia Progress
  95. Barr #37890 (USA, late 1930s) -- portable, gray
  96. Barr #39213 (USA, ca. 1939) -- portable
  97. Remington Model 1 #PD173510 (USA, Sept. 1939) -- "noisy noiseless" portable (read about this model here)
  98. Underwood S #S11-5752950 (USA, 1943)
  99. Remer #000126 (Spain, 1945)
  100. Royal Quiet De Luxe #A-1788992 (USA, 1949) -- gold-plated portable
  101. Tower Skyriter #2Y40065(USA, 1950) -- flat portable made by Smith-Corona for Sears (parts from three Tower Chieftain and Smith-Corona Skyriter machines were used to construct this one)
  102. Olympia SM1 #74536 (West Germany, 1950) -- portable, black
  103. Keaton Music Typewriter #2294 (USA, ca. 1950) -- downstroke, circular-keyboard music typewriter
  104. Oliver portable #5117593 (UK, 1951) -- licensed copy of the Patria, Greek keyboard
  105. Remington Quiet-Riter #QT2254731 (USA, Oct. 1951) -- repainted blue-green
  106. Triumph Norm 6 #656801 (West Germany, 1952) -- green portable
  107. Torpedo 20 #613108 (West Germany, 1952) -- portable with segment shift (read about this machine on my blog)
  108. Smith-Corona Silent #5S423913 (USA, 1953)
  109. Blue Bird (West Germany, 1954) -- name variant of the Torpedo portable, British keyboard
  110. Groma Gromina #528909 (East Germany, ca. 1954) -- ultraflat, maroon with black keys, later body style
  111. Olivetti Lettera 22 #437957 (Italy, ca. 1955) -- portable
  112. Royal HH #HHE-5594986 (USA, 1955)
  113. Lorenz Lo15 teletype #11044/DP (West Germany, ca. 1955) (read about this machine on my blog)
  114. Groma Kolibri #568176 (East Germany, 1955) -- black
  115. Olivetti Lettera 22 #360952 (Italy, ca. 1955) -- portable
  116. Smith-Corona 88 #88E4254613-13 (USA, 1955) -- repainted pink and black
  117. Groma Kolibri #559054 (East Germany, 1955) -- ultraslim portable, maroon
  118. Smith-Corona Silent-Super #5T 343881X (USA, 1956) -- portable, includes "Yes/No" key
  119. Halda portable #P81422 (Sweden, 1956)
  120. Voss DeLuxe #137313 (West Germany, 1957) -- green
  121. Triumph DeJur Perfekt #1231288 (West Germany, ca. 1957) -- portable, cream/maroon
  122. Remington Travel-Riter #TR540763 (Holland, Oct. 1957) -- portable, repainted gold
  123. Remington Quiet-Riter #QR3515274 (USA, Feb. 1958) -- portable, repainted gold
  124. Rooy portable #61618 (France, 1958) -- ultraflat
  125. Winsor Special De Luxe #B-1070 (Spain, ca. 1958) --  compact portable, gray
  126. Voss DeLuxe #156738 (West Germany, 1958) -- maroon and ivory
  127. Voss DeLuxe #158905 (West Germany, 1959) -- black body with grey keyboard
  128. Remington Super-Riter #J2882193 (USA, 1959)
  129. Voss DeLuxe #230962 (West Germany, ca. 1960) -- blue and white
  130. Erika 10 #1909032 (East Germany, 1960) -- portable
  131. Annabella #D-042596-5039 (Italy, ca. 1960) -- German keyboard, made by Antares (read about Antares on Will Davis' site)
  132. Groma Kolibri #682069 (East Germany, ca. 1961) -- ivory/red
  133. Olympia SM4 #1666464 (West Germany, 1961) -- gold-plated trim
  134. Groma Humber #668875 (East Germany, ca. 1961) -- rare export name variant of the Kolibri, ivory/green
  135. AMC #316757 (West Germany, ca. 1962) -- name variant of the Alpina
  136. Groma Kolibri Luxus #A18172 (East Germany, ca. 1962) -- ivory/tan
  137. Olympia SF DeLuxe #562094 (West Germany, 1962) -- flat portable, script typeface
  138. Smith-Corona Sterling #5AX180041 (USA, 1963)
  139. Andina Grafos #D3438 (Spain, ca. 1963) -- portable, successor to the Talbos
  140. Triumph Perfekt #3062647 (West Germany, ca. 1963) -- portable, tan
  141. Adler Special #2331897 (West Germany, 1964)
  142. IBM Model C Executive #2189953 (USA, 1964) -- proportional spacing, electric (read about this machine on my blog)
  143. Olympia SM5 #2431368 (West Germany, 1965)
  144. Florida #H49535 (Spain, ca. 1965) -- portable
  145. Alpina Baby #373227 (Japan, 1960s) -- made by Nippo; also seen as Condor and Rexina
  146. Gritzner #025822 (West Germany, 1960s) -- downstroke, non-QWERTY "legend lettering machine" for typing on blueprints
  147. Consul 232 #7 232 452348 (Czechoslovakia, 1967)
  148. Princess Standard #459186 (West Germany, ca. 1967)
  149. Remington 333 #E8971648 (Japan, May 1968) -- small portable made by Brother
  150. Olivetti Lettera 33 (Italy, ca. 1969)
  151. Hermes Baby #9413117 (Switzerland, ca. 1970) 
  152. Sperry-Rand Remington 10 (Brazil, 1980s) -- Spanish keyboard
  153. Olympia Traveller Deluxe #15-7119191 (Yugoslavia, ca. 1985) -- Thai keyboard
  154. Ortekh #446574 (Russia, 1993) -- portable (read about this machine on my blog)
  155. Generation 3000 #05-25438 (China, 2005) -- portable (read about this typewriter on Will Davis' site)

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