From the second year of Hermes 2000 production - cleaned, retains its patina, and works like a charm.
Status: Typewriter Hunter
Based in Basel, Switzerland. Running typewriters.ch and sommeregger.blogspot.com.
Very early member of the typosphere.
Lock patent GB176669, 16 March 1922, by Charles William Cheney.
Professionally printed, coil bound workshop repair manuals.