Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Magnus Typewriter, 1959

Magnus Typewriter, 1300 block, Second Ave
, Seattle (Image from the Seattle Municipal Archives)
Seen above is a City of Seattle employee interviewing a pedestrian, in front of Magnus Typewriter. Notice the posters for Olympia portables and the new Smith-Corona Galaxie. In front of the window is an Olympia demonstrator (mounted on a pole). This photo was taken around the time that Seattle began using electric crosswalk lights, saying either "walk" or "wait"

Monday, November 16, 2015

Royal Portable Color Scheme Survey

I am cataloging the various Duotone portable color schemes (Royal claimed over 500 possible combinations)
Thank you for your help!

If you have multiple portables, please only fill this out once (Number your responses: Ex.: 1. P-xxxxx; 2. P-xxxxy, etc.)