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Fox adds adjustable copy holder (foxy!)

Where to put the copy… where to put the copy… Fox introduced a copyholder for its blind machines.

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Stop typing, and pray

From The Salt Lake Herald, January 18, 1905 –

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The “Fay” typewriter

As I scour digital archives of phonographic journals, I’m always on the lookout for a previously unknown machine, which is no small task given that collectors have exhaustively researched the subject. Occasionally, I come across a fraudulent machine, which either never existed or else fell wildly short of expectations. To this, I add the “Fay.”

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“Oh, that my words were written with an iron pen”

From Bengough’s Cosmopolitan Shorthand Writer (Toronto), November 1882 –

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8,425 pounds of energy!

Perhaps Strava should add “typing” as an activity… From Frank Harrison’s Shorthand Weekly, 1891 –

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