Are you comfortable?

Do you ever find that a long day of hitting the keyboard gives you painful wrists and fingers? Think what it would be like if you had to type on a typewriter and not your snazzy laptop. In the 1920s this was a real issue for many office workers, so one clever individual designed the ‘Komfort Keys’ – spring-loaded buttons that relieved the weariness of a hard day of typing.

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We found a few examples of these among the menagerie of wonderful curios in Room 19 here at St Bride Foundation. It’s just a shame that these absolute gems are not Mac compatible…

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