Mignon 2 typewriter – 1905

Since more than 5,000 years we can watch mankind writing, trying to multiply experiences. Actually we have an unique technical explosion, but we still should feel deep respect for the first steps of our ancestors. I adore Martin Howard for his energy, to collect antique typewriters!
Mignon 2 typewriter - 1905, antiquetypewriters.com
photo by Martin Howard – he comments: “The index plate and the type cylinder could be changed, allowing for different languages and fonts…” – more about The Martin Howard Collection via www.antiquetypewriters.com or via www.flickr.com/photos/32435222@N03/
comment by wardentee: May 20, 2012 at 12:10 pm: “Love this… More of a piece of art than today’s version. Do you suppose that’s next? People will want their keyboards trimmed in woods and precious metals?” Reply by frizztext, May 20, 2012 at 12:13 pm “…woods and precious metals?” Why not – but with wireless lan Internet connection!
Martin Howard sent one of his articles as a PDF-file to me:

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