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1907 Standard Folding 1 Serial # 634 1907 Standard Folding 1 typewriter, Serial # 634 Ben Metzger's 1907 Standard Folding 1 typewriter. 2022-04-15 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Ben Metzger: 1907 Standard Folding 1 Serial # 634 This one was part of the official SCM collection—which was maintained for historical and competitive reasons—and then loaned to the Onondaga Historical Association in Syracuse. In May 2008 it was sold at a Breker auction to Peter Weil. It then passed to a fellow collector who recently sold it to me.

As an early SF, this one was made in NYC, unlike most SFs which were made in Groton, NY. This is one of 18 SFs known to still exist with serials below 1000. All have serials above 500, which suggests the company likely began producing around 500. If that’s true, this would’ve been among the first 150 produced - and most likely in 1907 instead of 1908. For more information about the history of the Standard Folding, please visit https://www.benmetzger.com/coronahistory.

1907 Standard Folding 1 #634

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Ben Metzger (benmetz)
Created: 04-12-2022 at 07:17PM
Last Edit: 04-15-2022 at 01:33PM


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This one was part of the official SCM collection—which was maintained for historical and competitive reasons—and then loaned to the Onondaga Historical Association in Syracuse. In May 2008 it was sold at a Breker auction to Peter Weil. It then passed to a fellow collector who recently sold it to me.

As an early SF, this one was made in NYC, unlike most SFs which were made in Groton, NY. This is one of 18 SFs known to still exist with serials below 1000. All have serials above 500, which suggests the company likely began producing around 500. If that’s true, this would’ve been among the first 150 produced - and most likely in 1907 instead of 1908. For more information about the history of the Standard Folding, please visit https://www.benmetzger.com/coronahistory.

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