Advertisement for Smith Typewriters

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This advertisement appeared on a cover from the L. C. Smith company, an early manufacturer of typewriters. Note that the image shows the typewriter breaking both the pen and the sword! When I was in school in the late 1950's and early 1960's, I learned to type on such a monster. Take it from me, the Smith typewriter is very heavy! The cover dates from about 1900.

Copyright © 2014 Robert Swanson

Based on Code by Louis Lazaris. See article and original inspiration.


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