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ca. 1900

Pocket Braillewriter


The Minerva is a very small conventional braillewriter. It has cylindrical, ivory keys which angle away from the rectangular space key. The body is glossy black enamel. It uses five-inch-wide paper that feeds between rubber rollers and is stored inside the stationary hollow drum. "MINERVA" is inscribed in gold letters on the top of the machine.

Size: 6 x 5 x 2½ inches

Weight: about 4 pounds

Index of Mechanical Braille Writers for Embossed Characters