Remington Typewriter

Labeled "Remmington Rand - Model Seventeen" A bygone and forgotten era. The typewriter was as revolutionary as the personal computer in its time, allowing anyone, no matter how unreadable their handwriting, to put words on paper with lightining speed. 60 words per minute was not uncommon. I found this gem in in old country store basement in Southern Indiana


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  • Alan L 7y

    and an old cigar box
  • Georgy Holden 7y

    This is brilliant, and so evocative!
  • Anilde Vergés 7y

    ...qué recuerdos...
  • Alan L 7y

    evocative a great descriptor
  • Luisa Cruz 7y

    Very beautiful
  • Dawn Ulmer 7y

    What a great find. May be bygone but not forgotten.
  • Sylvia Csato 7y

    Awesome find and photography :))
  • Flipkeat 7y

    My Dentist's office still uses a typewriter lol ;) Good shot..
  • beth_blackbird 7y

    I can't bring myself to throw mine away - so sturdy and dependable.

    Alguna vez no hubo electricidad cuando mas necesite de la computadora ... y tuve que usar una de esas maquinas de escribir. Fue como volver en el tiempo.¡¡¡
  • SkyShaper 7y

    Happy 4th !!!

    so very very good!
  • Alex 7y

    That was the up to date model 17 in my youth.
    Does that make me a bygone and forgotten era? ;-((
  • Sergio Lanna 7y

    Very beautiful! Nice hdr and composition
  • Angelo Amboldi 7y

    I want it! :-)
  • Marcus Lamay 2y

    I have a 1941 Model 17. It is a beautiful machine. I love how they have a download carriage return handle. Most typewriters point upward. People stop by my cubical at work all the time just to check it out. I tell them that it has a built in keyboard and printer but no memory...
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Taken on June 3, 2008
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