The Franklin Typewriter
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Wanted: The Franklin Typewriter

The 1st of the Franklin typewriter models. "The Franklin,"  a.k.a The Franklin Type I, is very easily identifiable by its decal. Across its front shield it has its name, "THE FRANKLIN," in all capital letters embellished by drapes or scrolls. It would also have nickel plated paper table but later models also had this feature. The Franklin was invented by Wellington Parker Kidder and produced in 1891 by the Tilton Manufacturing Company of Boston, Massachusetts. 

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