Marburg Braille Writer


Accession Number: 1992.362

Description: This machine is essentially an up-to-date version of the Picht writer. It will accomodate sheets of paper up to 11 inches with a maximum of 41 cells per line. The Blista includes a back space lever, a carriage release lever, and right and left margin stops. The keyboard has six keys and a space bar. The writer and the case weigh 14 pounds. --information from photocopy from unknown source in file folder. The Blista braillewriter has a wooden roller and a rubber roller. Braillewriter, which is finished with a grey-green enamel, has wooden keys with enamel tops. Serial# 9899.

Date Made: ca. 1966

Place of Origin: Marburg, Germany

Subjects: Assistive technology Braillewriters Mechanical writing

Made: Deutsche Blindenstudienanstalt (Blista)

Material: Aluminum, steel , rubber, wood.

Updated: 03/02/2015