Typewriter; Imperial Typewriter Co Ltd; CT01.4000
TypewriterAbout this object
Typewriter; an early model, Imperial typewriter. Manufactured by the Imperial Typewriter Co Ltd, Leicester, England.
The Imperial Typewriter Co was founded in 1902 by J. G. Chattaway and Hidalgo Moya, trading as the Moya Typewriter Co. The Imperial Portable or Imperial D typewriter was manufactured from 1919. The company was acquired by Litton Industries in 1966 and the manufacture of typewriters ceased at Leicester in 1974.
processed material, metalInscription and Marks
Gold transfers: "IMPERIAL / Name and Trade Mark Regd / Manufactured by / The Imperial Typewriter Co Ltd, Leicester, Eng."Measurements
h 190mm x l 520mm x w 270mm (approximately)
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