News about Olivetti
Scottish exhibition shows how typewriters clicked with the public
EDINBURGH, Scotland – A new exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland is examining the social and technological impact of typewriters during more than 100 years, from early prototypes to stylish mid-century models, which are still in use today.
Gallery Report: Early Pewabic Pottery vase tops $37K
ATLANTA – At the start of each month, ACN columnist Ken Hall gathers top auction highlights from around the United States and beyond. Here’s what made headlines since last month’s Gallery Report (prices include the buyer’s premium): Pewabic pottery vase, $37,200, DuMouchelle’s A 17-inch-tall flowing matte green glaze hand-thrown Thistle vase on a Pewabic white […]
Phillip Roth estate items consigned to Litchfield’s July 20 auction
LITCHFIELD, Conn. – Litchfield County Auctions’ July 20 sale opens and features the estate of the American novelist Philip Roth, a preeminent figure in 20th-century literature. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
Antique typewriters offer tactile joys
NEW YORK — If you’re of a certain age, you will remember writing letters or essays on typewriters even despite their foibles like sticky keys or having to use correction fluid to correct mistakes. While digital devices and computers have largely replaced typewriters, a small but loyal following still embraces typewriters. A laptop computer might […]