Crandall New-Model

Date of appearance: 1887
Manufacturer: Crandall Machine Co.
Designer: Lucien S. Crandall
Made in: Croton, New York, USA
Originally Sold For: $50
Weight: g
Tags: typewriter

The Crandall New Model is one of the most beautiful typewriters ever made. It has a wonderful curved and ornate Victorian design that is lavishly decorated with hand painted roses and accented with mother-of-pearl. This was the first typewriter to use a single type-element (no type bars) -- well before IBM's Selectric typewriter of 1961 with its ‘Golf ball’ spherical type-element. Like the Selectric, the Crandall’s cylindrical type-element could easily be changed to type with a different font style.

Crandall New-Model
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