The first commercial typewriters were introduced in 1874 but did not become common in offices until after the mid-1880s. The typewriter quickly became an indispensable tool for practically all writing other than personal handwritten correspondence. Our 1945 Triumph Typewriter model is elegantly handcrafted out of tin. It features many intricate details such as typebars, keytop, shifts key, space bar, type lever, feed roller, platen knob, planten, paper finger, carriage release lever, unique Triumph decal, and much more. Display this vintage typewriter anywhere you like and it will surely spark a conversational piece. A must-have for any typewriter collector or enthusiast!