Typewriter Backspacing Mechanism Remington Typewriter Company Original Patent Lithograph 1933
On this original linen-backed lithograph from 1933 (includes original specification sheet), Remington Typewriter Company patented improvements relating to back-spacing mechanism for typewriting and like machines.Standard Typewriter changed its name in 1902 to Remington Typewriter Company. This company merged in 1927 with Rand Kardex Bureau to form Remington Rand, which continued to manufacture office equipment and later became a major computer company, as well as manufacturing electric razors. Remington Rand (1927–1955) was an early American business machines manufacturer, best known originally as a typewriter manufacturer and in a later incarnation as the manufacturer of the UNIVAC line of mainframe computers. Remington Rand was a diversified conglomerate making other office equipment, electric shavers, etc. The Remington Rand Building at 315 Park Avenue South in New York City is a 20-floor skyscraper completed in 1911. After 1955 Remington Rand had a long list of mergers that form the company that it is part of today.