Posted 4 years ago
The Ford is a most impressive typewriter with its ornate Japanned grille and gracefully integrated keyboard.
The Ford typewriter broke new ground in being the first typewriter to use the new metal ‘aluminum’ in its construction.
The Ford is a lateral thrust machine, where the type bars are spread out in a fan like configuration, with the typebars moving straight forwards to strike the platen.
You can read more about the Ford and see my antique typewriter collection at antiquetypewritrers.com