This Blickensderfer No. 6 Typewriter represents just about the pinnacle of minimalist typewriter design, it was for sale but sold on the 27th of December 2012 before I saw it. If you have a strange fascination with vintage typewriters as I do, you can check out a fairly decent inventory of old models here.
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