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Oliver Portables

The British Oliver Manufacturing Company branded many European models with the Oliver name.

Oliver Fortuna
Oliver Portable
Serial Number 288 | Made in 1895
Kerschbaumer Collection

The first portable typewriter to bear the Oliver name is the Fortuna.

Serial Number
Date
001
August 1893
500
December 1896

Oliver S.I.M.
Oliver No. 2
Serial Number 5965 | Made in 1897
Kerschbaumer Collection

The second model rebranded by Oliver is the S.I.M. (also found under the names Augusta, Nuova-Levi, and Continental).

Improvement/Introduction
Serial Number
Date

Oliver (Royal Standard "O" Portable?)
Oliver
Serial Number | Made around

The third type of Oliver portable resembles a Royal Standard "O" Portable.

Serial Number
Date
35001
1901
15 May 1905
146518
183000
March 1907

Oliver Patria
Oliver No. 5
Serial Number 371604 | Made around 1913

The fourth Oliver portable is a rebranded Swiss machine called the Patria. It was produced from 1948 to 1954.

Improvement/Introduction
Serial Number
Date
187671

Oliver Courier
Oliver Courier
Serial Number | Made around

The fifth Oliver portable is a rebranded Patria (also sold as Japy). They were branded as "Oliver Courier" or simply "Oliver".

Serial Number
Date
494001
1914
551000
1915
Similar Models
Oliver No. 8

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