Meet the Father and Son Keeping the Typewriter Alive

These men are most definitely not hipsters.

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It may surprise some to know that, far from being banished to a glass case in a museum, a small contingent of typewriter enthusiasts are keeping the obsolete contraption alive against the overwhelming assails of the digital age. Central to that movement is the 84-year-old Gramercy Typewriter Co., run by father-and-son team Paul and Justin Schweitzer who both repair old typewriters as well as sell them. Huck Magazine visited the duo in their New York office, where the Schweitzers recount how their lives came to revolve around the antiquated machines. For more on craftsmanship, check out our video on the process of hand-making denim.

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