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Metal, Ink, and Monospacing - January 25, 2017

View in your browser Curated typewriter news and other items of interest for typewriter enthusiasts.   San Antonio's Last Traveling Typewriter Repairman | Texas Public Radio Don Spring has been repairing typewriters for 50 years. The owner of Affordable Typewriter Services sells them occasionally too. In fact, he sold one a Slowing Down With a Typewriter: The Meandered Musings of a Not-So-Prac – Kentucky Typer   If you know me well, you know that I'm always interested to hear about a person's experience with their new writing machine.  To that end, I asked Brandon if IBM Wheelwriter Typewriter Repair Fix Print Hammer Strike Plunger - YouTube If you own an IBM Wheelwriter typewriter, you'll want to check this video out. Duane...

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Metal, Ink, and Monospacing - January 19, 2017

View in your browser Weekly curated typewriter news and other items of interest for typewriter enthusiasts.   New Typewriter Series by Joe Van Cleave Joe Van Cleave starts a new video series all about the world of manual typewriters, including their features, choosing a typewriter, their care and feeding, and fitting them into a more sustainable lifestyle. The Object of History | Behind the Scenes with the Curators of the National Museum of American History It's interesting to see the impact that typewriters had on the world. Typewriters are making a comeback with millennials | Local Business | fredericksburg.com BY LINDLEY ESTES Just When You Think You Have a Large (Typewriter) Collection This news article makes me feel better about...

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Metal, Ink, and Monospacing - January 5, 2017

View in your browser Weekly curated typewriter news and other items of interest for typewriter enthusiasts.   Royal Typewriter Company and WW2 Check out this ad in LIFE Magazine explaining Royal's involvement in WW2 manufacturing. In Lieu of Virtual Keys… - Connecticut Historical Society While many of us have become accustomed to the world of virtual keys on tablets, phones and laptops, we often forget about the technologies that came before them, such as the typewriter. In 1868, a man by the name of Christopher Latham Sholes received a patent for his invention of the typewriter, which spawned a... Read More » oz.Typewriter: The First Royal Portable Typewriter: 90 Years Ago Today It was on this day in 1922 that...

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