The Wellington was invented by Wellington Parker Kidder and was patented in 1892, although it may not have been until 1895 that the machine appeared on the market. The Wellington uses thrust action type, has a three bank keyboard with two shift keys and inking was accomplished by ribbon. The Wellington also appeared under the name Wannamaker, Davis, as well as Empire in Canada and Adler in Germany.

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