Recommended Rarity: Blickensderfer No.8

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The Blickensderfer Company started in 1892 with hopes of going up against Remington, introducing an innovative “typewheel,” which replaced the typical myriad of hammers for individual letters. Blickensderfers became known for their portability, and were dubbed “The Five-Pound Secretary.” Model No.8 hit the market in 1907, and was Blickensderfer’s most successful typewriter to date. Apparently,… Read more »