These were produced in the early 1890s by the Lasar Typewriter Company of St. Louis, MO. Its inventor was Godfrey Henry Lasar. Thus far, the only known advertising known suggests that the Lasar was sold by The St. Louis Typewriter Exchange which may have bought the remaining stock from the original, failed company. Please email me if you have any info or if you happen to come across one.
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