It's an industrial work of art. The copper-flashed cover is striking on its own, but add the cut-outs, the curves and even the name, and the Ford is nothing short of a masterpiece. It was produced by the Ford Typewriter Company of New York, ca.1895, and, no, the Ford typewriter shares no affiliation with the automaker. Fords were rebranded for foreign markets, too. In France it was sold as La Machine à écrire Hurtu, and in Germany as the Schreibmaschine Knoch.
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