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The Typewriter Database 1957 Hermes Baby Serial # 5568982 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Uwe Wachtendorf: 1957 Hermes Baby Serial # 5568982 In the process of repairing this Baby for a friend, I found it interesting that it must have originally had the hard metal case - all the tell-tale scratch marks are there - but when he bought it the machine came in a nice Hermes soft case.

Something else that was just a little unusual: the space bar was painted black at some point, long ago I assume given the wear. Why would someone want to cover up that "sea foam" green? Possibly to hide worn paint I suppose.

French-Canadian keyboard.

From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Uwe Wachtendorf:
1957 Hermes Baby

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1957 Hermes Baby
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5568982

Status: Sightings
Created: 08-25-2014 at 08:20AM
Last Edit: 08-25-2014 at 08:24AM

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In the process of repairing this Baby for a friend, I found it interesting that it must have originally had the hard metal case - all the tell-tale scratch marks are there - but when he bought it the machine came in a nice Hermes soft case.

Something else that was just a little unusual: the space bar was painted black at some point, long ago I assume given the wear. Why would someone want to cover up that "sea foam" green? Possibly to hide worn paint I suppose.

French-Canadian keyboard.


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Uwe Wachtendorf
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Typewriter collector based in Toronto who prefers mid-century models.


1957 Hermes Baby Photo Gallery

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