Blickensderfer nº 7

George C. Blickensderfer (1850-1917) began designing the typewriters bearing his name in 1893. The key characteristic of the Blickensdefer was its portability, lightness (with just 250 parts), ease of transportation and easily. The design of the keyboard was based essentially on positioning the most commonly used letters on the lowest row (DHIATENSOR) to increase efficiency. The type was positioned on a central wheel, in front of the carriage, which rotated depending on the letter pressed. a similar idea was used 75 years later by IBM