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The Typewriter Database 1927 Bing 2 Serial # no serial number From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of James Gifford: 1927 Bing 2 Serial # no serial number I bought this online as a working Bing, and of course it doesn't. I've yet to learn my lesson. In any case, if I can restore the typewriter, or even if I keep it as a decor piece, it's a neat example of between the wars German production at a time of economic upheaval. The typewriter, I believe, is made out of sheet metal and the keys stamped our of aluminum. This typewriter would have come with a distinct spade-shaped case. From what I've read, the Bings were intended to be "Lehrmittelschreibmaschine," or student/educational typewriters.

From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of James Gifford:
1927 Bing 2

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1927 Bing 2
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Status: My Collection
Created: 09-05-2016 at 12:52PM
Last Edit: 09-05-2016 at 12:56PM

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I bought this online as a working Bing, and of course it doesn't. I've yet to learn my lesson. In any case, if I can restore the typewriter, or even if I keep it as a decor piece, it's a neat example of between the wars German production at a time of economic upheaval. The typewriter, I believe, is made out of sheet metal and the keys stamped our of aluminum. This typewriter would have come with a distinct spade-shaped case. From what I've read, the Bings were intended to be "Lehrmittelschreibmaschine," or student/educational typewriters.


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James Gifford
Username: giffer

I have suddenly become a typewriter collector. It started with one purchase and has ballooned to a collection of more than forty in less than a year. I'm learning fast but I'm still a novice compared to others in the typosphere, including here in Toronto, where I haunt thrift shops and antique markets, and even the occasional basement. I'm a former magazine writer and published author, and a professional book editor by trade, and I learned to type on manuals despite the proliferation of electrics, so I like to think I come by my sudden and rather manic passion honestly.


1927 Bing 2 Photo Gallery

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