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The Typewriter Database 1956 Mercedes K45 Serial # 251225/1 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Nick T: 1956 Mercedes K45 Serial # 251225/1 Pica type
German keyboard

After a long run of getting typewriters from Germany undamaged, this sad Mercedes arrived far beyond repair, so I sold it for parts.

A rather attractive typewriter in an odd sort of way. If you thought the Underwood portable design was stagnant here in the US, the design was even more stagnant in Germany under the Mercedes name.

From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Nick T:
1956 Mercedes K45

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1956 Mercedes K45
Serial #
251225/1

Status: Sightings
Created: 08-13-2014 at 07:52AM
Last Edit: 08-13-2014 at 07:52AM

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Description:

Pica type
German keyboard

After a long run of getting typewriters from Germany undamaged, this sad Mercedes arrived far beyond repair, so I sold it for parts.

A rather attractive typewriter in an odd sort of way. If you thought the Underwood portable design was stagnant here in the US, the design was even more stagnant in Germany under the Mercedes name.


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Nick T
Username: schreibstang

I started collecting typewriters in 2006, but what started it all was using my mother's Brother Student-Riter XL1 in 2004. The next year I received my grandma's Smith-Corona Silent, which was enough to hold me over for a little while but eventually led to an obsession with manual portable typewriters.


1956 Mercedes K45 Photo Gallery

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