Buying your first typewriter is often a daunting task. With thousands of models to choose from, and thousands of price points to consider, how can you know you're buying a solid machine that types well, is easily repaired and well-built? Here are a few editors' picks for top typewriters. Please do note that these impressions are subjective and all machines will be somewhat unique. It's part of their history.
Standards Underwood 5
Portables Smith - Corona Midsized Portables
Ultraportables Smith - Corona Skyriter and Zephyr