1901 ORIGINAL Ad American Typewriter Panama Canal RARE - ORIGINAL ADVERTISING


This is an original 1901 print ad for the American Typewriter from The American Typewriter Company, New York City. The ad features their trademarked patent--The American Way type-bar with key and type on one steel bar. This ad is interesting in that it uses a reference to the "new American Canal" (the Panama Canal) which eventually "will cut shipping expenses as the new American Typewriter cuts typewriter expenses."


This 110+ year old Item is rated Very Fine. No creases. Light surface rub - left side. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Grayscale
  • Grade: Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 2 x 5.5 inches; 5 x 14 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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