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1938 Hermes Baby Serial # 156855 1938 Hermes Baby typewriter, Serial # 156855 Laurenz van Gaalen's 1938 Hermes Baby typewriter. 2022-07-14 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Laurenz van Gaalen: 1938 Hermes Baby Serial # 156855 This typewriter was used by a journalist from the "Haagsche Courant". She bought it in the 60s and took well care of it.

This version of the Baby is equipped with a surprisingly elegant shift lock mechanism. Depress the right shift key and slide it to the right. Voila.

1938 Hermes Baby #156855

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Laurenz van Gaalen (Laurenz)
Created: 03-01-2021 at 08:02AM
Last Edit: 07-14-2022 at 01:21AM


Description:

This typewriter was used by a journalist from the "Haagsche Courant". She bought it in the 60s and took well care of it.

This version of the Baby is equipped with a surprisingly elegant shift lock mechanism. Depress the right shift key and slide it to the right. Voila.

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Hunter: Laurenz van Gaalen (Laurenz)

Laurenz van Gaalen's Typewriter Galleries [ My Collection ] [ My Sightings ]

Status: Typewriter Hunter
Points: 1778

I live in The Netherlands.
Most common typewriter brands over here are Triumph/Adler, Olympia, Erika, Olivetti, Remington and Brother.
I collect and restore typewriters to learn about their design and to write with them.
laurenz@planet.nl



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