Corona Typewriter Company: Corona. Manufactured by Corona Typewriter Company Inc., Groton, N. Y., U. S. A. [Number] 3. [Typewriter formerly owned by Katherine Mansfield, manufactured 1920]

Corona Typewriter Company: Corona. Manufactured by Corona Typewriter Company Inc., Groton, N. Y., U. S. A. [Number] 3. [Typewriter formerly owned by Katherine Mansfield, manufactured 1920]
Date
1920
By
Mansfield, Katherine, 1888-1923; Murry, John Middleton, 1889-1957
Ref
Curios-018-1-010
Description

Portable typewriter of the typebar, front strike class, manufactured by the Corona Typewriter Company of Groton, New York, U.S.A.

In the case of the Model 3 the carriage, complete with platen and ribbon spools, can be folded forward over the keyboard to reduce the height and depth of the machine for portability. This particular machine is complete with a covered wooden case with metal clasp and leather handle, and with a cleaning brush secured inside the lid. The serial number of 284762 indicates that the machine was made in 1920.

Typewriter case held in Curios collection; also custom-built carrying case in acid-free board, with internal polystirene fitting out.

The manufacturing company was formerly known as the Standard Typewriter Company and later merged with the L. C. Smith Company to become the Smith-Corona Company. The Model 3 entered production in 1912.

24 images of the typewriter are attached, taken March 2019

Quantity: 1 curio(s) Typewriter with case.

Physical Description: Black metal-framed typewriter with ribbon. Collapsible. Base size, 201 x 201 mm, widest point of roller, 275 mm, height 158 mm

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Format
1 curio(s) Typewriter with case, Curios, Objects, Black metal-framed typewriter with ribbon. Collapsible. Base size, 201 x 201 mm, widest point of roller, 275 mm, height 158 mm
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