Oliver Typewriter Company - Oliver 10 - typewriter, 1910s - Iron (cast/wrought)

Description
Oliver Typewriter Company - Oliver 10 - typewriter, 1910s - Iron (cast/wrought)
North America - 1909/1919

Much sought after Oliver No. 10, this model was mostly intended for the English and French market, this particularly one was meant for the French market given the text. Nice condition, although of course there are some traces of wear accumulated over the past 100 years, everything moves and the bell works. The ink ribbon has of course dried out.

What makes this machine special is, contrary to most typewriters, that the strike arms come from the side. Each arm has 3 characters, the preference could be set by pressing the Cap key

See pictures, these are part of the description.
The weight is a over 16 kg. approx. 27 cm high, 43 cm wide and 36 cm deep.

Lot details
Object
typewriter, 1910s
Material
Iron (cast/wrought)
Manufacturer/ Brand
Oliver Typewriter Company - Oliver 10
Model/ Name
10
Estimated Period
1909/1919
Country of Origin
North America
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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