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    Posted 8 years ago

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    The most distinguishing aspect of the wonderful William's design is the articulated movement of the type-bars as they traveled to the platen. The type-bars are arranged in two fans on either side of the platen and hop-up and over to the top of the platen when typing. The type-bars, resting on ink pads, were inked when they came back to their starting position. With no ribbon to get between the type-bars and the paper, the printing was very sharp.

    You can see my entire collection of 19th century typewriters at my website

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    1. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 8 years ago
      Wow! This is amazing. I've never seen one like this. The condition is flawless and it's really beautiful. Thanks for posting.
    2. typewritercollector typewritercollector, 8 years ago
      Yes, thank you, the condition is quite emarkable on this beautiful typewriter.
      I am so thrilled to have it in my collection.

    3. SEAN68 SEAN68, 8 years ago
      very beautiful typerwriter!!
    4. typewritercollector typewritercollector, 8 years ago
      Thank you Sean, I am so pleased that you see and appreciate the beauty of this remarkable early typewriter. Martin

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