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Office Antiques851 of 1154Trench art letter opener for the Battle of Arras (France, 1917)VICTOR INDEX TYPEWRITER Circa 1891
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Manufactured by National Typewriter Co, Philadelphia, USA in 1889
Patented by Henry Harmon Unz, was a curved three row keyboard and under stroke, the carriage had to be little up to see the type.

Two models are known to have been made, nº 1 or 1 a accepting a ½ ribbon, nº 2 or 1 b a ¾ ribbon also the space bar is longer in the model nº 2.

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