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1888 Yost 1 Serial # 5587 1888 Yost 1 typewriter, Serial # 5587 F N's 1888 Yost 1 typewriter. 2015-03-22 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of F N: 1888 Yost 1 Serial # 5587 Yost 1 from the former Adler collection. A picture of this machine was featured in his famous book. The typewriter was well preserved in a custom made wooden box.

1888 Yost 1 #5587

Status: My Collection
Created: 03-22-2015 at 03:03AM
Last Edit: 03-22-2015 at 03:12AM


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Yost 1 from the former Adler collection. A picture of this machine was featured in his famous book. The typewriter was well preserved in a custom made wooden box.

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The Yost 1 was a blindwriter, so you had to lift up the platen to see what you wrote. Note the faceted platen.
The Yost 1 was a blindwriter, so you had to lift up the platen to see what you wrote. Note the faceted platen.

The Yost printed with a grasshopper movement. The type went first down towards the middle, and than up again, against the platen.
The Yost printed with a grasshopper movement. The type went first down towards the middle, and than up again, against the platen.

The Yost printed with a grasshopper movement. The type went first down towards the middle, and than up again, against the platen. A strong point of the Yost was its perfect alignment.
The Yost printed with a grasshopper movement. The type went first down towards the middle, and than up again, against the platen. A strong point of the Yost was its perfect alignment.

This Yost 1 has red and white keys (double keyboard, no shift). Black and white keys were sold as well. They look more brittle than they are in reality.
This Yost 1 has red and white keys (double keyboard, no shift). Black and white keys were sold as well. They look more brittle than they are in reality.

The 40 year old picture of the same machine in Adler's book.
The 40 year old picture of the same machine in Adler's book.

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