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1881 Caligraph 1 Serial # 3.250 1881 Caligraph 1 typewriter, Serial # 3.250 Maxim Suravegin's 1881 Caligraph 1 typewriter. 2020-07-06 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Maxim Suravegin: 1881 Caligraph 1 Serial # 3.250 The Caligraph was just the second commercially successful typewriter produced ever, the first being the Sholes & Glidden. Officially it was called the Caligraph Writing Machine which was produced by the American Writing Machine Company of New York. What distinguished the No.1 from later Caligraphs was its smaller size and smaller keyboard which typed only uppercase. Most were painted black though at least one was nickel plated.

1881 Caligraph 1 #3.250

Status: My Collection
Created: 07-30-2019 at 12:47AM
Last Edit: 07-06-2020 at 12:37AM


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The Caligraph was just the second commercially successful typewriter produced ever, the first being the Sholes & Glidden. Officially it was called the Caligraph Writing Machine which was produced by the American Writing Machine Company of New York. What distinguished the No.1 from later Caligraphs was its smaller size and smaller keyboard which typed only uppercase. Most were painted black though at least one was nickel plated.

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Hunter: Maxim Suravegin (Gardenmax)

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Max. Live in Moscow. Russia.
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Start collect typewriters very late in September 2016.

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