190X Picht-Record Braille #none
Status: My Collection
Created: 12-28-2015 at 07:33PM
Last Edit: 12-28-2015 at 07:37PM
Machine made of cast iron, finished in black; The keyboard is composed of six levers supporting the punches and a seventh that acts as a space key, able to move the car regardless of other action. Has also a reverse lever, releasing key car and bell. It also has 21 weighted positions to fix the margins.
It was designed by Oscar Picht (1871-1945), professor at the Knigliche Blindnanstalt of Stegnitz (Germany) and in charge of the administration of the Braille Library.
The machine was made, according to the tastes of the era, with black lacquered iron and wooden keys.
It is complete and in operating order, and still retains its original wooden box with brass handle.
Hunter: Guillermo Fernandez Boan (ORTBRAKER)
Status: Typewriter Hunter
Argentinian lawyer resident in Buenos Aires city.
For half a century, enthusiast typist. Now enthusiast typewriter hunter.
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