Antique Typewriters

The Martin Howard Collection

Blickensderfer 6

Blickensderfer 6

The Blickensderfer Mfg. Co. Stamford, Connecticut
1906 - serial no.160588 - see Blickensderfer 5 to view patent

The Blickensderfer 6 is an early example of the use of lightweight aluminum in manufacturing. This was truly a portable typewriter and was very successful in its day.

‘Mysteries of the Museum’ - This is a delightful article about the Blickensderfer 6.

This typewriter originally sold for around $70.

"In speed and practical efficiency it is the equal of any typewriter of any other make now on the market, and excels them all in lightness of weight and beauty of finish"
"It is also especially adapted for the private library or home use."

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Blickensderfer 6