Share your favorites on Show & Tell

The Pearl Typewriter - 1891

In Office > Typewriters > Show & Tell.
Typewriters22 of 290was found way out in the Sonoran dessert South of TucsonVintage Estate Find, Portable Underwood Typewriter, Trying to  I.D. The Year by Serial Number???
11
Love it
0
Like it

farmladyfarmlady loves this.
LongingsLongings loves this.
sugargirlsugargirl loves this.
fortapachefortapache loves this.
blunderbuss2blunderbuss2 loves this.
officialfuelofficialfuel loves this.
WatchsearcherWatchsearcher loves this.
NewfldNewfld loves this.
AnythingObscureAnythingObscure loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
Vynil33rpmVynil33rpm loves this.
See 9 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 3 years ago

    typewriter…
    (78 items)

    The Pearl is a beautiful index typewriter with a handsome celluloid dial for selecting the characters. It only typed in uppercase characters.

    The inventor of the Pearl, Theodore W. Searing of New York, N. Y., states his intentions for its design, “… its object being to make the operation of the machine automatic by the action of one key and cause a direct movement of the type characters against the paper destined to receive the impression.”

    Despite his success with these two goals, the Pearl did not sell well. On its wooden box (third image) is written ‘The Pearl, a Practical Typewriter, only $5.00’.

    To read more about the Pearl and to see my collection please visit
    antiquetypewriters.com

    logo
    Typewriters
    See all
    Vintage Manual Royal Typewriter Spool Ribbon Black Ink for the Portable machines
    Vintage Manual Royal Typewriter Spo...
    $7
    1944 Corona Military Typewriter rare
    1944 Corona Military Typewriter rar...
    $360
    Vintage Portable Manual Royal Typewriter Spool Ribbon Black - Red Ribbon
    Vintage Portable Manual Royal Typew...
    $7
    1959 Torpedo Model 30 Typewriter, with case - Ready to write!
    1959 Torpedo Model 30 Typewriter, w...
    $255
    logo
    Vintage Manual Royal Typewriter Spool Ribbon Black Ink for the Portable machines
    Vintage Manual Royal Typewriter Spo...
    $7
    See all

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.