Mettype Junior Typewriter (Mettoy)

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Exhibit

Mettype Junior Typewriter (Mettoy)

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location:

Arch Two , Area 17
Toy Variety (display)


1950s


A red lithographed tinplate Mettype Junior Typewriter with blue type-carriage, made by Mettoy in the 1950s.

Red Mettype Junior, on display


The Mettype children's typewriter was a popular and distinctive part of the Mettoy range for some years.

Markings

While the typewriter has a set of false "QWERTY" kepys lithographed into its upper surface, the printing is actually done with a central rotary type-selector.

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