A manual typewriter is a keyboard machine, operated entirely by hand, used for writing mechanically in characters resembling print. Some people prefer typewriters because they offer a distraction-free alternative to the ... More »

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Several inventors created typing machines similar to a typewriter. The first person to develop, patent and mass-produce a typing machine was Rasmus Malling-Hansen of Denmark. Malling-Hansen first patented his writing bal... More »

The invention of the typewriter is attributed to several inventors, including Henry Mill's concept typewriter of 1714, Rasmus Malling-Hansen's writing ball of 1870 and Christopher Latham Sholes' successful American typew... More »

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When buying a used electric typewriter, test the machine prior to making a purchase, confirm that it is possible to obtain ribbons for it, and compare its price across multiple resources. Purchase from a refurbished type... More »

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Typing paper is any paper suitable for use in a typewriter. Typing paper typically holds ink well and is easy to read, and corrections can be made cleanly on it. Erasable bond and onionskin paper are two specialized vers... More »

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A manual typewriter can be purchased from eBay through its website. As of August 2014, the website had 859 listings for antique and vintage manual typewriters. More »

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Board letters are the plastic characters that stick to a board, and are often used to make signs or notices. Decorative bulletin boards allow employers to easily pass along important information, as such there are severa... More »

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