Typewriters aren’t just for the nostalgic anymore

by | Posted September 25th, 2013


Image from swintec.com

Image from swintec.com

Not only can you still obtain a typewriter, but you can also get a specially-made, retro, see-through typewriter. Now you’ll be the epitome of hipster chic when you saunter into the nearest coffee shop with this gem in tow. As the number of typewriter manufacturers dwindles, companies like Swintec of Bridgewater, New Jersey must look for creative sources of income when it comes to where they sell their typewriters. Thankfully, prisons are ever weary of the tools they give to their inmates. A clear typewriter lowers the chances of contraband finding its way into the facility. Read more about the new audience for typewriters at The Verge.