Remington Pioneer 4A: Meet the Spartan

And now for something a little different: presenting the 1938 Rem Rand Pioneer 4A, one of Remington’s most stripped-down, bare-bones portable typewriters made for Depression-era America. It sold new for $15.95ยน and did not come with a case:   The Pioneer 4A is Remington’s second-most bare-bones machine of all time. First prize in no-frills typing…