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The Typewriter Database 1893 American 2 Serial # no serial number From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Martin Howard: 1893 American 2 Serial # no serial number The American 2 is very similar to the model 1 but its top index plate has a pronounced scalloped front and is slightly larger than the index plate found on the model 1.

This American 2 was sold by the Lyon Manufg. Co. of Toronto Ltd. Like the model 1 it typed from a rubber strip mounted onto the swinging sector. Inking was by two small felt rollers.

Its selling features were ease of learning, simple maintenance, portability, and a low price of only $8.

From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Martin Howard:
1893 American 2

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1893 American 2
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Status: My Collection
Created: 06-09-2017 at 07:34PM
Last Edit: 06-09-2017 at 07:34PM

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Description:

The American 2 is very similar to the model 1 but its top index plate has a pronounced scalloped front and is slightly larger than the index plate found on the model 1.

This American 2 was sold by the Lyon Manufg. Co. of Toronto Ltd. Like the model 1 it typed from a rubber strip mounted onto the swinging sector. Inking was by two small felt rollers.

Its selling features were ease of learning, simple maintenance, portability, and a low price of only $8.


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Martin Howard
Username: MartinHoward

I am a collector of 19th century typewriters and have built a collection that shows the remarkable ingenuity and beauty of the world’s first typewriters. I have always been interested in the beginnings of a machine when there is an eruption of approaches to making it. Early typewriters are an exceptional example of this incubation period.

My website is antiquetypewriters.com