First Commercial Typewriter

A Copenhagen company marketed the first commercial typewriter Skrive kugle by Danish inventor, Rasmus Malling-Hansen in October 1870.

      October, 1870
      Rasmus Malling-Hansen
      Copenhagen, Denmark

Additional Information:

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