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192X Amata Amata Serial # 1280 192X Amata Amata typewriter, Serial # 1280 Georg Sommeregger's 192X Amata Amata typewriter. 2016-06-02 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Georg Sommeregger: 192X Amata Amata Serial # 1280 "1923 Amata. Engineer: Ing. Adolf Reisser, Manufacturer: Maschinenfabrik [machines factory] J. von Petravic & Co., Schadinagasse 6–8, Wien [Vienna] XVII/I. [...] It had all features which could be expected from a good typewriter at the time. Production was stopped in 1925, as the financing bank had folded as a consequence of the inflation. All in all approximately 1000 machines were traded, and typewriter repair men say that still today Amata machines are in use, to the satisfaction of their owners." Ernst Martin, Die Schreibmaschine, 1949 edition, p. 323.

192X Amata Amata #1280

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Georg Sommeregger (shordzi)
Created: 06-01-2016 at 01:20PM
Last Edit: 06-02-2016 at 01:41AM


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"1923 Amata. Engineer: Ing. Adolf Reisser, Manufacturer: Maschinenfabrik [machines factory] J. von Petravic & Co., Schadinagasse 6–8, Wien [Vienna] XVII/I. [...] It had all features which could be expected from a good typewriter at the time. Production was stopped in 1925, as the financing bank had folded as a consequence of the inflation. All in all approximately 1000 machines were traded, and typewriter repair men say that still today Amata machines are in use, to the satisfaction of their owners." Ernst Martin, Die Schreibmaschine, 1949 edition, p. 323.

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Hunter: Georg Sommeregger (shordzi)

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