Sorst Braillewriter

Mechanical Braille Writers

Description: The Verein zur Forderung der Blindenbildung (Association for the Advancement of Blind Education) was founded in 1876 in Dresden, Germany and moved to Hannover in 1898. It was a braille printing shop and maker of educational and daily living aids as it continues to be to this day. Ernst Sorst founded his metal fabrication company in 1921 in Hannover and produced this machine for the VzFB, circa 1940.

Height: 4.25

Width: 13

Depth: 8.5

Date: 1940