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1947 Mercedes S6 Express Serial # 621506 1947 Mercedes S6 Express typewriter, Serial # 621506 Alan Seaver's 1947 Mercedes S6 Express typewriter. 2014-07-03 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Alan Seaver: 1947 Mercedes S6 Express Serial # 621506 This is an interesting relic of the immediate post-War period when the Mercedes factory found itself in part of East Germany. Although held as a U.S. "protectorate" thanks to Underwood's involvement in the company, Soviet influence on the company was inevitable. There is strong evidence that the Soviets used Mercedes' Underwood-licensed designs and tooling as the basis for the Mockba line of Soviet-made typewriters.

1947 Mercedes S6 Express #621506

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Alan Seaver (Olivander)
Created: 07-03-2014 at 10:28PM
Last Edit: 07-03-2014 at 10:28PM


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This is an interesting relic of the immediate post-War period when the Mercedes factory found itself in part of East Germany. Although held as a U.S. "protectorate" thanks to Underwood's involvement in the company, Soviet influence on the company was inevitable. There is strong evidence that the Soviets used Mercedes' Underwood-licensed designs and tooling as the basis for the Mockba line of Soviet-made typewriters.

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Hunter: Alan Seaver (Olivander)

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