Typewriter; Royal Typewriter Co Inc; c1914; CT89.1928
TypewriterAbout this object
Typewriter; a Royal 10 typewriter, manufactured by the Royal Typewriter Co Inc, New York. Black-painted metal body with glass inserts in the sides to show internal workings. First owned by an Owaka solicitor.
Royal was founded by E.B. Hess in 1904. By 1923 Hess was reported to have collected more than 140 different patents dealing with typewriter technology. This particular model, the Royal 10 was introduced in 1914.
processed material, metal
processed material, glass
organic, vegetal, wood
organic, vegetal, plant extract, latex, rubber
Gold transfer on front: "ROYAL"
Orange transfer on front: "MECHANICAL SERVICE / ARMSTRONG & SPRINGHALL / LTD. / OFFICE MACHINES / AND / SYSTEMS"
Gold transfer on rear: "ROYAL / 10 / ROYAL TYPEWRITER Co., INC. N.Y., U.S.A. / PROTECTED BY AMERICAN AND FOREIGN PATENTS."
h 220mm x l 400mm x w 390mm (approximately)
From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"Object Type
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