What’s in a name?

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The first electric typewriter was produced by the Blickensderfer manufacturing company, of Stamford, Connecticut, in 1902. We didn’t name our company after them… “Blickensderfer Jewelry” just didn’t have the ring to it.

Shift your thinking.

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The shift key was a game changer for typewriters. because it allowed for 1 key to perform 2 roles, manufacturing costs (and therefore purchase price) were greatly reduced, and typist operation was simplified. We like to say the shift key is your efficiency inspiration: twice the work, half the price.