Typewriter; Imperial Typewriter Co Ltd; c1920s; 2011.18
TypewriterAbout this object
Typewriter; an Imperial Portable typewriter in green enamel. Manufactured by the Imperial Typewriter Co Ltd, Leicester, England.
The Imperial Typewriter Co was founded in 1902 by J. G. Chattaway and Hidalgo Moya, trading as the Moya Typewriter Co. The Imperial Portable or Imperial D typewriter was manufactured from 1919. The company was acquired by Litton Industries in 1966 and the manufacture of typewriters ceased at Leicester in 1974.
processed material, metal
processed material, glass, enamel
processed material, glass
processed material, synthetic, plastic
organic, vegetal, plant extract, latex, rubber
Gold transfers: "IMPERIAL PORTABLE" and "MANUFACTURED BY THE IMPERIAL TYPEWRITER Co Ltd / LEICESTER, ENGLAND / Name and Trade Mark Regd"Measurements
h 180mm x l 320mm x w 230mm (approximately)
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