This 1922 Underwood Model K Typewriter was purchased at Glenwood Antique Mall in Overland Park, KS, and lovingly restored by the publisher’s daughter for her son’s birthday after he became obsessed while watching “Wednesday” on Netflix. (Image courtesy of Patti Klinge)

Just Your Type

Typewriters find second life as beloved antiques

(Image courtesy of Patti Klinge)

By Corbin Crable

Hear that clickety-clack as the keys pound away. Feel the smooth keys under your fingers as they fly across the keyboard. Marvel at another line of text created.

From offices to homes, they revolutionized how we work, document, tell stories and communicate. Without them, we wouldn’t have computers and other technologies. And they can easily be found for sale in antique stores. One beloved celebrity even has an extensive collection of them.

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In this issue…


Antique Detective
mustache tea cups
Good Eye
Finding Antiques With a Good Eye
Covering Quilts
Mid-America News
Mid-American News - cloud scape
Collecting Classics
Classic Collection -Cartoons
Vintage Discoveries
Vintage Posters
Feature Articles
collecting books old stack of books

A Message From Our Editor

Bring on the bunnies

by Corbin Crable

Easter Sunday is coming up quickly, on Sunday, April 9, and if you live in Kansas City or are at least from here, that can mean only one thing – a trip to the Country Club Plaza to see the Easter bunnies!

The Plaza – the city’s historic outdoor shopping district adorned with ornate fountains and Spanish-style architecture — draws revelers each year around mid-March through mid-April, not only for a high-end shopping and dining experience but also because you can find life-sized Easter bunnies…

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Photo by Patti Klinge