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Stenograph 1 (Miles Bartholomew) - wooden base - 1882

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    Posted 6 years ago

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    The Stenograph was invented by Miles Bartholomew, a newspaper reporter, who patented his invention in 1879. His Stenograph was the first mechanical printing machine for shorthand.

    This example on the wooden base was the first model produced. Later models would have a cast metal base.

    To see my collection of antique typewriters please go to www.antiquetypewriters.com

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    Comments

    1. kerry10456 kerry10456, 6 years ago
      Pretty neat items you've been posting, Thanks for sharing these
    2. typewritercollector typewritercollector, 6 years ago
      Thank you for your appreciation of my antique typewriters. It is wonderful to be able to share with others what ones loves.
      Cheers,
      Martin
    3. kerry10456 kerry10456, 6 years ago
      You're very Welcome, I appreciate almost anything mechanical in nature and design, the earlier the equipment, the better I like ....these Stenographs you've posted a really top shelf in my opinion
    4. typewritercollector typewritercollector, 6 years ago
      Yes for sure, thanks, I am thrilled to have this early Stenograph in my collection.
      You have good taste.

      Good luck in your hunt.
      Martin
    5. Celiene Celiene, 6 years ago
      Gorgeous. I LOVE machines. Form & function. I love how they made useful things as beautiful as art.
    6. typewritercollector typewritercollector, 6 years ago
      Thank you Celiene, I love machines too. It is great to be able to share ones passions.

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