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1936 Hermes Baby Serial # XXXXX 1936 Hermes Baby typewriter, Serial # XXXXX Mark Schrad's 1936 Hermes Baby typewriter. 2021-01-08 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mark Schrad: 1936 Hermes Baby Serial # XXXXX I picked up this 1936 Hermes Baby in September, 2020, in Northeast Philadelphia. It was given to me by one of my wife's friends. It was her grandparents' machine: they were Jews who fled the Nazi occupation of Eastern Europe before World War II, and brought this with them. It has a Czech keyboard layout. Aside from flat feed rollers, it is in pretty good shape, for fleeing from Nazis. Also--quite curious--it has no serial number. The place where the serial number should be is covered up by what looks to be some sort of imitation leather, and there's nothing underneath it.

1936 Hermes Baby #XXXXX

Status: My Collection
Created: 01-08-2021 at 12:10PM
Last Edit: 01-08-2021 at 12:10PM


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I picked up this 1936 Hermes Baby in September, 2020, in Northeast Philadelphia. It was given to me by one of my wife's friends. It was her grandparents' machine: they were Jews who fled the Nazi occupation of Eastern Europe before World War II, and brought this with them. It has a Czech keyboard layout. Aside from flat feed rollers, it is in pretty good shape, for fleeing from Nazis. Also--quite curious--it has no serial number. The place where the serial number should be is covered up by what looks to be some sort of imitation leather, and there's nothing underneath it.

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