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DescriptionChristmas Postcard advertising Simplex typewriters
Historical ArticleRiding high in the sky on a big fir Christmas tree airplane Santa Claus holds a new Simplex typewriter in this 1911 promotional post card from the Jones D. G. Co. (now the Jones Store Company).

The legend describes the typewriters:

No. 1, Note size has all the capitals, figures, and necessary marks for punctuation, $1.00.

No. 2, Note size, with capitals and small letters, $2.00. No. 3, Full size, has all the characters of Standard Typewriters, $3.00.

The card was printed in Christmas colors and took a one-cent green postage stamp for mailing.

Kansas City Times
December 15, 1978
AuthorRay, Mrs. Sam (Mildred)
Item TypePostcard
CollectionMrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection (SC58)
See finding aid: http://localhistory.kclibrary.org/u?/Local,36981
Local SubjectChristmas
Digital FormatJPEG
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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