In the beginning, Remington and Caligraph battled for supremacy, and some journals employed “caligraph” and “type-writer” as common nouns. Ultimately, the case-shifting Remington would dominate, and the double-case Caligraph would become merely collectible. But in 1887, this was not yet the case.
From The Cosmopolitan Shorthander (Toronto), June 1887 –
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I can’t imagine regularly using a Caligraph.
Yeah, I have a double-case machine like a Caligraph, and it really isn’t an efficient typer.