A Woodstock workhorse

A Woodstock workhorse

Mid-1920s Woodstock catalogue, courtesy of Peter Weil   Clevelander Will Davis of Typewriters by Will Davis, Davis Typewriter Works, and On the Margin Writer Robert Bloch on his Woodstock:
A confused Woodstock

A confused Woodstock

When I saw an early Woodstock on eBay, with a well-preserved decal, for a very low Buy It Now price—$25!—how could I resist? The decals on these early machines have a lot of color and charm, including the eagle (?) that incorporates the letters WTCo for Woodstock...
My Victor adding machine

My Victor adding machine

This is one of the most beautiful machines I picked up in Greensburg, Indiana recently. I already had a ’60s Victor adder I’d found at the thrift store (my daughter and I had lots of fun playing store with it years ago), but I had been coveting a Deco...

Electriting

A year ago I showed readers my new Woodstock Electrite, which I thought I couldn’t get to work. It turned out that even though the motor says DC, it is a universal motor. When I plugged it into AC power with a good new cord, the typewriter sprang to life! Then I...