Over 90 years ago, this typewriter came off the production line. The 1923 Underwood Standard Portable is remarkable example of high end engineering done at a small scale. It was designed by Lee S. Burridge but he never got to see it completed. Underwood bought the rights to the patent and produced the machine over four years after Burridge's death. Unlike most typewriters, it has only three rows (banks) of keys. It's beautiful in its compact simplicity.
Welcome to the Typewriter Tuesday. Here I share a little about the machines writers of a previous generation used.
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