Uncle Max Garbell designed and manufactured these sleek portables:
5 1/2 pounds, carriage gear driven, rocker bearing, double ball bearing races.
Model #3 shown above
The first non-folding portable typewriter
|Garbell Portable features|
|Garbell Portable overview|
|Garbell Portable front|
|Garbell Portable side|
|The Garbell Typewriter Co., Inc.
1812 Ellen Street, Chicago, Illinois
Factory rear view, circa 1919
|More Garbell Typewriter Company factory
& product photos
|shiny Model #3|
|Lee Garbell & his #3|
|The Garbell Portable #1 brochure|
|Adding Machine: design sold to Royal|
|Toy Gun, 1931|
|Patent papers & photos courtesy of Lee Garbell|
|Typewriter Site Links:|
|A Short Story of the Manual Portable Typewriter|
|Garbell Family & Friends Home|
The Garbell Typewriter page is a recipient of the
Majon Web Select
"SEAL OF EXCELLENCE AWARD"
Because this is a major award, we received a lamp in the
shape of a woman's leg wearing a nylon stocking.
page updated 17 March 2016