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189X Hammond 1 Serial # 10892 189X Hammond 1 typewriter, Serial # 10892 Richard Polt's 189X Hammond 1 typewriter. 2015-03-12 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Richard Polt: 189X Hammond 1 Serial # 10892 Ideal-keyboard Hammond 1.

According to sales receipts collected by Peter Weil and Herman Price, Hammond #5621 was sold in May 1888 and #7563 was sold in May 1889. If production continued at the same rate, mine would have been built around late 1890 or early 1891.

189X Hammond 1 #10892

Status: My Collection
Created: 04-19-2014 at 01:49AM
Last Edit: 03-12-2015 at 09:26AM


Description:

Ideal-keyboard Hammond 1.

According to sales receipts collected by Peter Weil and Herman Price, Hammond #5621 was sold in May 1888 and #7563 was sold in May 1889. If production continued at the same rate, mine would have been built around late 1890 or early 1891.

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