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1934 Erika 5 Serial # 202542 1934 Erika 5 typewriter, Serial # 202542 Max Burtonen's 1934 Erika 5 typewriter. 2019-01-24 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Max Burtonen: 1934 Erika 5 Serial # 202542 Brought back from Northern Italy (where Germans warehoused lots of stuff during the war) and used for many years by the seller's father who was in the Tenth Mountain Division of the US Army.

The seller thought this was unrepairable -- but never underestimate an Erika!

A new drawband, lots of cleaning, and some adjustments, and this typewriter works again. The keys are smooth, and it has an amazing feel -- better than my other typewriters from this era.

I gave this away to a kind person in the Antique Typewriter Group.

1934 Erika 5 #202542

Status: Sightings
Created: 07-02-2017 at 04:09PM
Last Edit: 01-24-2019 at 07:31PM


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Brought back from Northern Italy (where Germans warehoused lots of stuff during the war) and used for many years by the seller's father who was in the Tenth Mountain Division of the US Army.

The seller thought this was unrepairable -- but never underestimate an Erika!

A new drawband, lots of cleaning, and some adjustments, and this typewriter works again. The keys are smooth, and it has an amazing feel -- better than my other typewriters from this era.

I gave this away to a kind person in the Antique Typewriter Group.

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Hunter: Max Burtonen (lsburton)

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