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    Posted 4 years ago

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    This roughly 2-1/2" round tin with close fitting lid used to hold a TAGGER typewriter ribbon, made by MITTAG & VOGLER of New Jersey. The TAGGER name and (nifty!) M&V logo appear on its slightly domed lid, its bottom side also allows which exact typewriter model the ribbon fit into and that it was sold by a store called "WEBER'S" in Galesburg, IL -- also having a few spurious fingerprints presumably of whoever actually *put* said ribbon in their typewriter then kept the metal box. (??)

    I don't know how old it is but have to think it is mid 1960's or earlier -- because by then I lived in Galesburg and have *zero* recollection of any stationery/office store there by that name [though I do recall another with a quite different name that was there the whole time I was growing up...) nor do I really remember when or where *I* got it -- it was most likely either "found" in Mom and Dad's writing desk drawer or at Dad's office, one way or the other I've probably had it since the late 70's.

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    1. Newfld Newfld, 4 years ago
      Cool typewriter ribbon box, when I was a typist just starting out in the mid 70s there were still some old Remingtons that used these type ribbons, very nice find AO!
    2. AnythingObscure AnythingObscure, 4 years ago
      THANKS SO MUCH to: Newfld, purvis, fortapache, and valentino97 for the <loves>!!

      Newfld, that's the funny thing -- I also have zero recollection of any REMINGTON typewriter ever actually being 'in the house' -- there *was* one, but it was a portable Smith-Corona machine. (that I still own and already have shown here) Dad eventually had a Remington (electric) machine or two in his office (I have the last one of those someplace around here too...) but that wasn't until the late 70's or so??

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