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The Typewriter Database 189X Hammond 1 Serial # 10892 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Richard Polt: 189X Hammond 1 Serial # 10892 Ideal-keyboard Hammond 1.

According to sales receipts collected by Peter Weil and Herman Price, Hammond #5621 was sold in May 1888 and #7563 was sold in May 1889. If production continued at the same rate, mine would have been built around late 1890 or early 1891.

From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Richard Polt:
189X Hammond 1

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189X Hammond 1
Serial #
10892

Status: My Collection
Created: 04-19-2014 at 01:49AM
Last Edit: 03-12-2015 at 09:26AM

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Ideal-keyboard Hammond 1.

According to sales receipts collected by Peter Weil and Herman Price, Hammond #5621 was sold in May 1888 and #7563 was sold in May 1889. If production continued at the same rate, mine would have been built around late 1890 or early 1891.

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Richard Polt
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Obsessive typewriterist, creator of The Classic Typewriter Page in 1995, editor of ETCetera 2006-2012 & 2015-, blogger, author of The Typewriter Revolution: A Typist's Companion for the 21st Century (2015). E-mail: polt@xavier.edu