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1940 Erika 5 Tab Serial # 853655/5 1940 Erika 5 Tab typewriter, Serial # 853655/5 Nick Winter's 1940 Erika 5 Tab typewriter. 2020-01-19 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Nick Winter: 1940 Erika 5 Tab Serial # 853655/5 Bought from a deceased estate in suburban Sydney.

Interesting keyboard - has German shift/backspace keys along with a slew of German characters, yet an English keyboard layout with pound and dollar signs, and to top it all off Spanish inverted question/exclamation marks!

Sold May 2019.

1940 Erika 5 Tab #853655/5

Status: Sightings
Created: 08-24-2015 at 04:39AM
Last Edit: 01-19-2020 at 03:52PM


Description:

Bought from a deceased estate in suburban Sydney.

Interesting keyboard - has German shift/backspace keys along with a slew of German characters, yet an English keyboard layout with pound and dollar signs, and to top it all off Spanish inverted question/exclamation marks!

Sold May 2019.

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Hunter: Nick Winter (winter)

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