Large size Improved Stainsby Braillewriter


Accession Number: 1998.7

Description: Large size Improved Stainsby Braillewriter; "ordinary" keys (keys arranged for writing braille as on a braillewriter); chrome plated steel mechanism screwed to aluminum bed plate; pins on the bottom of the bed plate lock into corresponding holes in an accompanying board(not present in this accession); sliding carriage with bell on left; six spring loaded point keys, space bar on right, single carriage release lever on right; stamped on left, "OK"; stamped on right, "MK-3/G8864".

Height: 3.125

Width: 13.5

Depth: 2.625

Date Made: ca. 1975

Place of Origin: England

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 1998.70

Subjects: Assistive technology Braillewriters Mechanical writing

Dimension Notes: Overall

Made: J. M. Glauser and Sons; Royal National Institute for the Blind

Material: Chrome, steel, aluminum

Updated: 02/15/2021