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1885 Hammond 1 Serial # 4698 1885 Hammond 1 typewriter, Serial # 4698 Martin Howard's 1885 Hammond 1 typewriter. 2017-06-16 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Martin Howard: 1885 Hammond 1 Serial # 4698 James Hammond was one of the great typewriter pioneers, beginning work on his remarkable machine in the late 1870s. It was patented in 1880 and was first manufactured in 1885.

The Hammond typewriter has a truly brilliant mechanical design and great looks too. Encased in mahogany and with solid ebony keys, it is of the highest quality.

1885 Hammond 1 #4698

Status: My Collection
Created: 06-16-2017 at 12:48PM
Last Edit: 06-16-2017 at 12:48PM


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James Hammond was one of the great typewriter pioneers, beginning work on his remarkable machine in the late 1870s. It was patented in 1880 and was first manufactured in 1885.

The Hammond typewriter has a truly brilliant mechanical design and great looks too. Encased in mahogany and with solid ebony keys, it is of the highest quality.

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Hunter: Martin Howard (MartinHoward)

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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



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