Journal of the Society of Arts: v 42
Society of Arts (Great Britain) - 1894 -
In a well- made typewriter oil is scarcely ever required, if at all. The parts are so well fitted as to render its use quite unnecessary, and its presence is only likely to give trouble by the oil becoming sticky and collecting dust. Anything but the finest clock oil must be absolutely avoided if an operator desires to keep his machine in order, and it should only be used in the most sparing manner.