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The compact and portable Corona No 3 Typewriter was made in Chicago of the USA. The typewriter is 10.5 inches wide by 8.5 inches deep and 6 inches tall when open, when folded it measures 12 inches wide by 10 inches deep and 4.5 inches. The Corona No. 3 was an instant success when it debuted in 1912. I believe this model is from the early 1920's. The No. 3 has three banks of keys and a double carriage shift, one for capitals and the other for figures along with Glass keys and originally had a glossy black finish. This model only has one shift key on the left side of the keyboard only.
Once declared by Hemingway as the only psychiatrist he would ever submit to and was chosen for use's by the British Army in WWI. Thank you Daryl's Clocks on Tias.com for those fun facts.

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