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An IP (technically two IPs, but presumably same user per geolocation and edit content) has twice ( and ) changed the article lead. The IP appears not to have read critcally; the article does not claim that the Oliver was the "first visible typewriter" (see edit summary), but rather only that it was the "first effective "visible print" typewriter" -- an important distinction. First, this article is a featured article and needs to adhere to the related criteria including WP:V. Indeed, the claim that this was the first effective "visible print" is contained in at least Beeching, Wilfred A. (1974). Century of the Typewriter. St. Martin's Press. pp. 206–208 (currently referenced) and Taylor, Carol (November 1999). "Looking into our Past". Retrieved 2007-11-11 (removed during clean-up as a deadlink, but present when the article was promoted after a very thorough sourcing check by SandyGeorgia). Second, even if the Oliver were not in truth the first effective "visible print" typewriter, verifiability, not truth is the threshold. The Daugherty referenced by the IP, for example, suffered from "lousy alignment of the type" due to its long typebars,  which might be a reason it was not considered "effective." If the IP has a reliable source that sets forth that the Oliver was not the first effective visible typewriter, it needs to be provided. Эlcobbolatalk 21:08, 25 August 2015 (UTC)
I'm not editing regularly, but watchlisting now ... agree with Elcobbola. SandyGeorgia (Talk) 00:43, 27 August 2015 (UTC)