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Continental typewriter with a swastika and SS emblem key and a removable lid

Object | Accession Number: 2000.281.1 a-b

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    Continental typewriter with a swastika and SS emblem key and a removable lid

    Overview

    Date
    use:  1933-1945
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Barbara Goldstein

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Object Type
    Typewriters (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    a. Continental brand typewriter with a black painted metal body with a rubber roller for paper and keyboard that contains German diacriticals, 1 key bearing an "SS" symbol and Nazi swastika. It is attached to wooden base covered with treated, black textured, cloth.
    b. Removable wooden lid covered with black treated, textured cloth. It has a synthetic fiber handle attached with metal fixtures.
    Dimensions
    a: Height: 12.500 inches (31.75 cm) | Width: 12.250 inches (31.115 cm) | Depth: 4.250 inches (10.795 cm)
    b: Height: 14.250 inches (36.195 cm) | Width: 13.000 inches (33.02 cm) | Depth: 5.500 inches (13.97 cm)
    Materials
    a : metal, wood, rubber, plastic, cloth, ink
    b : wood, cloth, paint, metal, synthetic fiber

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The typewriter was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2000 by Barbara Goldstein.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 21:51:02
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