Continental Portable, 1930, Germany
The company was founded in 1885 by Johan Winklhofer and Richard Jaenicke. It started with service and production of bicycles.
The first Continental typewriter was introduced 1904. Only 24 typewriters were made that year. The next year 680 typewriters were produced and in 1907 over 4000. With small changes it was on the market until 1949. Several million Continental typewriters were produced. It was one of the most popular typewriters in Europe.