Sunday, September 5, 2021

Fox word counter

 In the operational manual for Fox visible desktop models, in a section towards the back which covers add-ons and other extra items you could buy, one will find that Fox offered a word counter for their machines;


Understandably, this was likely seldom purchased, and I have yet to hear of any surviving machines having one attached. However, with just a bit of quick sleuthing, I believe I've located the counter in question (or at least a very similar model), as advertised by the original manufacturer;


It seems that Veeder was the established counter-mechanism manufacturer of the age. Now, to keep an eye out for one on that ever-popular electronic bay.

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