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When I heard the news this morning, I almost cried. The manual typewriter is officially extinct. Well, not exactly. But the last believed manufacturer, Godrej and Boyce, announced they are shutting down their factory in India due to practically non-existent orders.

HGTV Design Happens - Vintage Manual Typewriters - Designer Rabia Lockwood

The Finders Keepers :: Designer Rabia Lockwood

It’s going to be ever increasing slim pickings for these ultra-cool artifacts that are fixtures of vintage chic decor. Time to start scouring etsy, ebay, craigslist, estate sales. Here’s a stunning typewriter for sale on 1stdibs … for now. (sigh)

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  1. This was debunked by Gawker and others over 24 hours ago.

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