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The Typewriter Database 1936 Hermes Baby Featherweight Serial # 84344 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Jonathan Mitchell: 1936 Hermes Baby Featherweight Serial # 84344 A wonderful little typewriter. Beautifully maintained for its age, though i need to give it a thorough cleaning. Still has a lot of life in it, and fast becoming one of my favorites to type on.

The only noticeable problem is that is has no kind of return lever at all. It doesn't appear that it ever had one though. No paper support bar either.

Pushing the carriage over and giving it a manual twist isn't that difficult though, and only interrupts the flow of typing a little bit for me.

These really were barebones typewrites though. Makes me wonder if some of the first ones lacked a bell and backspace key like my Royal Signet.

From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Jonathan Mitchell:
1936 Hermes Baby Featherweight

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1936 Hermes Baby Featherweight
Serial #
84344

Status: My Collection
Created: 09-13-2016 at 03:58PM
Last Edit: 09-13-2016 at 04:16PM

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A wonderful little typewriter. Beautifully maintained for its age, though i need to give it a thorough cleaning. Still has a lot of life in it, and fast becoming one of my favorites to type on.

The only noticeable problem is that is has no kind of return lever at all. It doesn't appear that it ever had one though. No paper support bar either.

Pushing the carriage over and giving it a manual twist isn't that difficult though, and only interrupts the flow of typing a little bit for me.

These really were barebones typewrites though. Makes me wonder if some of the first ones lacked a bell and backspace key like my Royal Signet.


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Jonathan Mitchell
Username: Ouzelum

A writer and beginner collector/restorer of typewriters. I'd always written a few pages a day, been sort of a habit for a number of years now, and I saw a few typewriters in movies and loved the sound they made, so I decided to buy one to see what it was like.

Ended up with a Olivetti Lettera 22, and after writing about a hundred pages with it, I was hooked.


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