1034 Brands 2880 Models 16544 Galleries 9888 Typefaces 6273 Patents
Home » Top Stories

The Typewriter Database Our Mission »

The "Typewriter Database" is the biggest source of typewriter serial numbers on the Internet today. As far as we know, it's even the most complete collection of serial numbers ever. But when you see the number of given brand names, it's still only a beginning.

This Database is also a collection of typewriter photo galleries from the collections of enthusiasts all over the world. These galleries are linked to manufacturers and not only serve as a valuable additional resource for research about various machines, but also are fun to page through and see what collectors have in their typewriter collection.

News read more »

New Halda/Facit Age List numbers Sat, 30 Jul 2022
Well, I saw a Facit come in with a serial beyond the ones listed on the Facit age list page, and noted that the source for those numbers was the 1973 OMEF. Then I remembered that I have the 1980 edition, and wondered if that one had any numbers later than 1972, and it DID! :D Anyway, the Halda/Facit Age List has been updated to reflect the new info.
Full Story

Photo Re-Ordering now enabled on Typewriter Galleries Thu, 07 Jul 2022
Don't like the way your photos are sorted in your Typewriter Gallery? There's now a tab in the Typewriter Editor that lets you drag & drop the photos in the order you'd like. Now you guys can stop bugging me about whether the photos are sorted newest to oldest or oldest to newest. (:

Become a TWDB Patron.

Hello, fellow Typewriter Hunters! We've started a Patreon page as a way to allow you, our fellow typewriter lovers, to help make the TWDB even better. A small monthly pledge helps pay the bills that keep The Typewriter Database online. Please sign up now.

Thank you!
T. Munk
Archivist, The Typewriter Database

 Become a Patron!