Fitch 1

Date of appearance: 1888
Manufacturer: The Fitch Typewriter Co.
Designer: Eugene Fitch
Made in: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Originally Sold For: $50
Weight: g
Tags: typewriter

The type bars on the Fitch are quite remarkable in that they are hinged and flop freely sideways when coming down to print. Two sloped guides ensure that type bars are brought down to the common printing point. There are two shifts, so each key gives three functions, upper and lowercase characters and figures. Have a close look at the unique keyboard layout.

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