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1942 Erika S Serial # 951117/S 1942 Erika S typewriter, Serial # 951117/S Laurenz van Gaalen's 1942 Erika S typewriter. 2020-05-31 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Laurenz van Gaalen: 1942 Erika S Serial # 951117/S Very small typewriter with a lovely type action.

Presumably Hungarian-Romanian QWERTZ keyboard, later modified for Dutch. The following keys were replaced: plus/equal, accents, ij, slash/florin and half/period. Accent key is not a dead key, you need to use the backspace.

1942 Erika S #951117/S

Status: My Collection
Created: 05-13-2020 at 11:06PM
Last Edit: 05-31-2020 at 11:32AM


Description:

Very small typewriter with a lovely type action.

Presumably Hungarian-Romanian QWERTZ keyboard, later modified for Dutch. The following keys were replaced: plus/equal, accents, ij, slash/florin and half/period. Accent key is not a dead key, you need to use the backspace.

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Hunter: Laurenz van Gaalen (Laurenz)

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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.



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