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1950 Hermes Rocket Serial # 5181258 1950 Hermes Rocket typewriter, Serial # 5181258 Mitchell Dayton's 1950 Hermes Rocket typewriter. 2019-01-07 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Mitchell Dayton: 1950 Hermes Rocket Serial # 5181258 One of my favorite machines. Found on eBay originally in filthy shape and overhauled it myself. Treated it to a new JJ Short platen as well. Currently sporting a purple ribbon, because why not? Super fast and snappy typing action, even compared to my other Rockets I own. A real jewel of my collection. 12.7cpi Elite

1950 Hermes Rocket #5181258

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Mitchell Dayton (aphexteknol)
Created: 01-07-2019 at 02:31AM
Last Edit: 01-07-2019 at 02:31AM


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One of my favorite machines. Found on eBay originally in filthy shape and overhauled it myself. Treated it to a new JJ Short platen as well. Currently sporting a purple ribbon, because why not? Super fast and snappy typing action, even compared to my other Rockets I own. A real jewel of my collection. 12.7cpi Elite

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Hunter: Mitchell Dayton (aphexteknol)

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Commodore 64 computer expert, and lover of most things retro. Typewriter collector since 2017.



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