189X Fitch British version #3545
Created: 12-18-2013 at 08:08PM
Last Edit: 12-18-2013 at 08:10PM
The Fitch comes in two distinct versions, US and UK.
The UK machine was marketed in 1891.
Fitch serial numbers as collected by Herman Price:
Fitch prototype none
Fitch (America) 153
Fitch (America) 168
Fitch (America) 323
Fitch (America) 378
Fitch (America) 404
Fitch (America) 424
Fitch (America) 520
Fitch (British with American frame) 2058
Fitch (British) 3094
Fitch (British) 3287
Fitch (British) 3293
Fitch (British) 3338
Fitch (British) 3502
Fitch (British) 3545
Fitch (British) 3670
This machine was formerly in my collection. I traded it for a Sholes & Glidden.
Hunter: Richard Polt (richardpolt)
Status: Typewriter Hunter
Obsessive typewriterist, creator of The Classic Typewriter Page in 1995, editor of ETCetera 2006-2012 & 2015-, blogger, author of The Typewriter Revolution: A Typist's Companion for the 21st Century (2015). E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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