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1905 Hammond 12 Serial # 89594 1905 Hammond 12 typewriter, Serial # 89594 Reinier Verkleij's 1905 Hammond 12 typewriter. 2023-11-18 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Reinier Verkleij: 1905 Hammond 12 Serial # 89594 Hammond type 12 Ideal keyboard. My second type 12 with the Ideal keyboard. With the original instruction paper, almost fully intact, all text is visible.
Edit: woops, 1905 not 1915.
*SOLD*

1905 Hammond 12 #89594

Status: Sightings
Hunter: Reinier Verkleij (DonaldDutchie)
Created: 09-06-2023 at 11:55AM
Last Edit: 11-18-2023 at 03:55AM


Description:

Hammond type 12 Ideal keyboard. My second type 12 with the Ideal keyboard. With the original instruction paper, almost fully intact, all text is visible.
Edit: woops, 1905 not 1915.
*SOLD*

Typeface Specimen:

Photos:

Front of the case. Sadly, only some traces of the Hammond branding are left. Case is shiny, after being cleaned with a solution of olive oil and vinegar, and wiped with wood oil. Smells like lemons.
Front of the case. Sadly, only some traces of the Hammond branding are left. Case is shiny, after being cleaned with a solution of olive oil and vinegar, and wiped with wood oil. Smells like lemons.

The one side
The one side

The other en profile. Both sides have their metal locking pieces. Additionally, they also have little nails which stop the metal piece from spinning below the bottom plate.
The other en profile. Both sides have their metal locking pieces. Additionally, they also have little nails which stop the metal piece from spinning below the bottom plate.

The back. No wood separation.
The back. No wood separation.

Instructions for the typewriter. Something about the spool nuts and some other things. No Dutch text, only German, English, Spanish and French.
Instructions for the typewriter. Something about the spool nuts and some other things. No Dutch text, only German, English, Spanish and French.

The Hammond seal.
The Hammond seal.

The importer. "Ruys Handelsvereeniging"
The importer. "Ruys Handelsvereeniging"

En profile
En profile

The other side
The other side

The back.
The back.

The serial number. 89594. Also under the left spool.
The serial number. 89594. Also under the left spool.

Hunter: Reinier Verkleij (DonaldDutchie)

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22 year old Dutch collector. Interested in any era of typewriters except for most post 1980's machines.



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