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Catalog Number 2017.1.1
Object Name Typewriter
Description German 1943 Olympia Robust typewriter with case. Typewriter is a dark grey and black, and has black and white keys. Keys include two vowels with umlauts, and the SS symbol. "Olympia" is written on the back of the top.

Case is square, and wooden with metal accents. Wood is painted black. Metal accents include the handle, corners, clasps, and edging. Interior has wood with felt padding on the inside (top and bottom) corners so typewriter fits snugly in the case. Sides of interior also have metal mechanisms that rotate around the typewriter. Inside of upper lid has a label that describes the parts of the typewriter.
Date 1943
Source Echevarria, Mary
Provenance The donor purchased this object in an antique store in San Mateo. CA.
Place of Origin Germany