1957: Surprise the family

… with the most useful gift of all — Smith-Corona, the world’s finest and fastest portable.

1965: Think ahead

Only Smith-Corona makes an electric portable today.

1965: Don’t speed in a school zone

… unless you do it on a Smith-Corona portable typewriter

1966: Smith-Corona didn’t invent electricity

We just put it to work in portable typewriters

1967: Smith-Corona electric fingers

The portable that makes all your hours of typing easier, faster

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1968: What’s a line of write?

1988: The first and last word in performance

1989: The first typewriter…

That turns a boring writer into a born writer


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