The museum contains at least one typewriter from each decade since the 1880s. Martin were on the History Channel television show Modern Marvels episode called "Retro Tech" which originally aired on December 19, 2008.
Typewriters were quite expensive when new, sometimes exceeding the equivalent cost of a laptop computer today.
Issues from the past 2 years cost .75 (North America) or (elsewhere).
Please let us know which years or issues you are ordering.
All of the typewriters on this page are owned by me, but are only on public display virtually through this Web site.
Typewriter technicians are welcome to write me with information about their own business. shops are alphabetical by state first, then by city; other countries are alphabetical by city. If there are any antique machines on display, please mention that. other than those listed below, visit and enter "typewriters repairing" as your category. See a collection of Google Street View images of U. Not too long ago, every town had at least one shop that sold and repaired manual typewriters.But in the cyberage, when even the verb "to type" is being replaced with the verb "to keyboard," typewriter repair is an endangered art. The resurgence of interest in typewriters among creative people has led to increased business for many of the surviving shops, and some young people are learning to repair typewriters.) This page lists businesses around the world that practice the art of typewriter repair. Please contact me, Richard Polt, with information about people you can recommend in your part of the globe that will work on typewriters.Many of these businesses also sell reconditioned typewriters.
Ordering back issues on paper Individual back issues cost $6.25 (North America) or $7.50 (elsewhere) for issues older than 2 years.