A timeline history of the IBM Typewriter with old ads to show what the machines looked like.  Click on the thumbnail to see an enlargement of that ad.

 
Date Announced Model
Number
1930 IBM Model 01


1935


1947


1948

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1946 IBM Model 04


1947

1948 IBM Model A


1950


1951


1950

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1954 IBM Model B


1954


1954


1954

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1959 IBM Model C


1959


1960


1962

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1961 IBM Selectric


1962 Ad


1971 Brochure


1962 Ad

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1964 Magnetic Tape Selectric Typewriter (MT/ST)


Photo


1966 Ad


1967 Ad

1966 Selectric Composer


Photo


1966 Brochure


1966 Brochure

1967 Mag Tape Selectric Composer (MT/SC


Photo

1967 IBM Model D


1971 Executive Brochure


1972 Standard Brochure


1971 Color Brochure

1969 Mag Card I


Photo


1969 Ad
Page 1


1969 Ad
Page 2

1971 IBM Selectric II


1971 Brochure


1971 Ad


1971 Ad


1971 Ad

1972 Mag Card Executive


Photo


1972 Ad

1973 Mag Card II


Photo

1973 IBM Correcting
Selectric II


1973 Brochure


1973 Ad


1973 Ad

1974 IBM Memory
Typewriter


Memory 50


Memory 100

1974 Mag Card/A


Photo

1975 Electronic Selectric Composer


Photo

1977 6240 Mag Card


Photo

1978 Mag Card Selectric Composer


Photo

1978 IBM Electronic Typewriter


Model 50


Model 60


1978 Ad

1979 IBM Electronic Typewriter


Model 75


1979 Ad

1980 Displaywriter


Displaywriter
Photo


5215 Printer
Photo


5218 Printer
Photo

1980 IBM Selectric III


Photo

1982 IBM Electronic
Typewriter


Model 65


Model 85


Model 95

1983 IBM Personal
Selectric


Personal Selectric

1984 IBM Wheelwriter & Quietwriter Typewriters


Wheelwriter 3


Wheelwriter 5


Quietwriter 7

1985 IBM Wheelwriter
System & Actionwriter


System 20


System 40


Actionwriter 1

1986 IBM Wheelwriter & Quietwriter


Wheelwriter 6


Quietwriter 8

1988 IBM Wheelwriter Series II


Wheelwriter 3


Wheelwriter 6


Personal Wheelwriter

1988 IBM Wheelwriter Series II


Wheelwriter 10


Wheelwriter 30


Wheelwriter 50


Wheelwriter 70

1990 IBM Wheelwriter Series II


Wheelwriter 15


Personal Wheelwriter 2

1992

IBM Wheelwriter Series II


Wheelwriter 25


Wheelwriter 35

1993

IBM Wheelwriter by Lexmark
Models 1000, 1500, 2000, 2500, 3000, 3500, 5000, 7000

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Tom Watson, Jr. Story
IBM Songbook
Another IBM Songbook by Barry Froggatt
The Original Think Pad
The IBM Composer by Gerry Kaplan

Antique Typewriter Collecting  by Anthony Casillo

The Antique Typewriter  by the Down Under Connection

Story of the Electromatic and the Remington by Darrel Rehr

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History of the Selectric design

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