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From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Martin Howard:
1896 Oliver 2

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1896 Oliver 2
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Status: My Collection
Created: 06-17-2017 at 09:02AM
Last Edit: 06-17-2017 at 09:02AM

Oliver Serial Numbers
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Te Oliver 2 pictured here is an early model, being similar in mechanical design to the model 1 and in maintaining the nickel plated finish on the frame.

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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.

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