Bennett Black

These marvellous typewriters were invented by Charles Almon Bennett, Original patent applied for on October 25, 1899, and granted on March 26, 1901.

Three-row keyboard, unusual in that all keys in each row go down when top key is pressed. A pantograph arrangement rotates typewheel to letter selected.

Sold as Bennett from 1910 @ $18, modified to replace ink rollers with a ribbon and spools, and added folding paper table,

Bennet made in two finishes, black or nickel-plated. Both Bennett and Junior can be found made of cast iron or all-aluminium