Many wonderful items come through the doors of Treasures Outlet, but a few really stand out. Every so often we’ll hand pick a few exceptional items to display here. If you are looking that special item to add to your personal collection, this is the place for you to watch!
Antique Remington Standard & Oliver No. 9 Typewriters c 1900s
*The Remington company originally started as E. Remington and Sons in 1816. They manufactured the first Remington Typewriter in the 1870’s.
*This company is also responsible for designing and making Remington Rifle Barrels.
*Mark Twain supposedly was the first writer to have a typewritten manuscript sent to his publisher.
*The price of an early Remington typewriter would have set you back between $75 and $150 at the time.The exact same model bought now would set you back a lot more, simply because of its history.
*In total more than two dozen different main versions of the Remington typewriter were produced over the years.
*Remington is notable as a brand of typewriter for the simple fact that their first two typewriters had features that are still in use today on every single computer keyboard in the world.
*In the 1980s an NBC television program called “Remington Steele” starred Pierce Brosnan as its title character. The name was a nickname, with the word Remington referring to the typewriter owned by the other main character in the series. This is just one example of how enduring the Remington typewriter really is!!