Manufacturer: Oliver Typewriter Company, Woodstock, USA
Serial number: 262190
Model and year of manufacture: 5/ 1911
System: Bracket typewriter with top strike, three-row keyboard.
The machine had a handle on the left and right to for better handling and moving. The carriage could be removed without loosening one screw by pressing the space bar and the release button simultaneously pulling the carriage to the left. A new feature on the "Oliver 5" was a line puller, which was attached to the top bracket on the right. It was folded down and an attached pen was pressed against the roller, which was pushed or turned to the left or right depending on the desired line.
The inventor and namesake of this machine was the Methodist preacher Thomas Oliver (pictured right), who had been involved in the construction of this machine since 1888. It was patented in 1892 and produced by the Oliver Typewriter Company, Woodstock, USA from 1896.
Condition: optically good, technically functional (dry colour ribbon), original paint, was superficially cleaned.
Dimensions (height x width x depth): 30/40/37 cm
Scope of delivery: Machine with ribbon (dried out)
- typemachine, 1911
- IJzer (gegoten/gesmeed)
- Fabrikant / Merk
- Oliver Typewriter Company, Woodstock, USA - Oliver nº4
- Geschatte periode
- Begin 20e eeuw
- Land van herkomst
- Noord Amerika
- In goede staat - gebruikt met geringe sporen van ouderdom.
- 30×40×37 cm
- 13 kg