typewriter-revolution-blog-post-header

How they make ribbons and carbon paper

by | Nov 23, 2019 | ribbons | 3 comments

W. Heath Robinson was the British Rube Goldberg, known for his whimsical illustrations of silly machines. Here’s a cartoon he drew around 1930 to promote Kado carbon paper and ribbons.

3 Comments

  1. Bill M

    Wonderful!

    Reply
  2. Ted

    You know you'd totally work there, despite the OSHA nightmare :D

    Reply
  3. Joe V

    Hmm, that falling weight-powered ribbon winder seems rather practical …

    Reply

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

VISIT THE

typewriter revolutionary factory logo

Contact

Email

Address

Dept. of Philosophy
Xavier University
3800 Victory Pkwy.
Cincinnati, OH. 45207
USA

TYPEWRITER REVOLUTION on instagram
TYPEWRITER REVOLUTION on facebook