Update: Well, the typewriter’s not quite extinct.
World’s last typewriter factory shuts down
Godrej — the last manufacturer of typewriters in the world — has just 500 machines left for sale.
“We stopped production in 2009 and were the last company in the world to manufacture office typewriters. Currently, the company has only 500 machines left. The machines are of Godrej Prima, the last typewriter brand from our company, and will be sold at a maximum retail price of Rs 12,000,” said Milind Dukle, general manager-operations, Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Company.
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