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The World Typewriter

Wanted: The World Typewriter

The World Typewriter was patented by inventor John Becker on October 12, 1886. It was produced by the World Type-Writer Company briefly in Portland, Maine before relocating production to Boston, MA and then Hartford, CT. I'm on the hunt for a World No.1 with gold embellishments on the cast iron under the paper fingers. It was most likely produced in Maine. I'm also hunting a World typewriter that was nickel plated instead of japanned, like the one seen here, and another with modifications for the visually impaired.

Have one for sale? Please email me at or call +1 860 729 2252

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