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192X Simplex Practical Number 200 Serial # n/a 192X Simplex Practical Number 200 typewriter, Serial # n/a Richard Polt's 192X Simplex Practical Number 200 typewriter. 2018-03-21 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Richard Polt: 192X Simplex Practical Number 200 Serial # n/a The Simplex is, by some measures, the most successful index typewriter ever. It survived for decades as a toy and was marketed in many different sizes, models, and variations. The Practical 200 is one of the more charming versions, with its mock QWERTY keyboard. I wouldn't recommend trying to write your next novel on this device, but it is a cute conversation piece.

Last US patent date shown is 1521408, granted 1924.

192X Simplex Practical Number 200 #n/a

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Created: 03-21-2018 at 04:09PM
Last Edit: 03-21-2018 at 04:09PM


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The Simplex is, by some measures, the most successful index typewriter ever. It survived for decades as a toy and was marketed in many different sizes, models, and variations. The Practical 200 is one of the more charming versions, with its mock QWERTY keyboard. I wouldn't recommend trying to write your next novel on this device, but it is a cute conversation piece.

Last US patent date shown is 1521408, granted 1924.

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