Hammond No. 1, Hammond Typewriter Co.

The Hammond Typewriter was invented by James Bartlett Hammond and first manufactured in 1881.[1] The typeface used by the typewriter was also available as foundry type from the Inland Type Foundry. John Jonathon Pratt sold his 1882 patent rights to the company for the manufacture of the typewriter.


  1. ^ Martin Howard (January 28, 2011). "Beautiful Machine: 1881 Hammond Typewriter". Collector's Weekly. Retrieved 2 December 2013.