TV Typewriter Cover Unit location?

Jay Jaeger cube1 at
Tue Oct 13 10:29:21 CDT 2015

On 10/12/2015 5:12 PM, Brad wrote:
> I'm currently working on a replica of Don Lancaster's prototype TV
> Typewriter (pic here:
> ujf.jpg.html?o=0 )  and I was wondering - does anyone know where the unit
> that appeared on the cover (with the more refined keyboard) ended up?  I've
> asked around, including Don and nobody seems to know where it got to.
> I'm also wondering if anyone knows a source that might have the keytops that
> unit used or something close (I understand they were made by Mechanical
> Enterprises).  I've enough parts here to build two or three TVTs and I
> thought after I get the prototype replica done I might go for the cover
> unit, esp. if it no longer exists anymore.  But I understand those keytops
> were kind of a one off deal for that article.

I actually have one of those funky keyboards shown in the link quoted
above on that I acquired around the time of the article
for my TVT - but this is not what was shown on the cover page of the
magazine, as later posts have pointed out.


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