In my opinion, it's engrossing. I could stare endlessly into the mouth of the Crary. Its circular keyboard is both brilliant and completely impractical. A typist's hands must surely resemble the motions of a phrenologist when using the Crary. This typewriter was invented by John Mason Crary of New Jersey and produced by the Garvin Machine Company out of New York, ca.1895.
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