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1953 Hermes Media 2000 Serial # 2064497 1953 Hermes Media 2000 typewriter, Serial # 2064497 Gerhard Schaufelberger's 1953 Hermes Media 2000 typewriter. 2024-06-07 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Gerhard Schaufelberger: 1953 Hermes Media 2000 Serial # 2064497 I like these very last topless Media models of the early fifties for their noise (think of a tractor) and their somewhat quaint expression, their open-segment design must have seemed very old school at the time already. Specimens of the early fifties Medias are quite rare, and often in poor condition, if they have been used for long periods. But the Swiss Army guys sure know how to maintain and preserve things, my compliments to the mechs at the armory who have left me such a gem. I'm a big fan of 12-pitch type and I sure like to make noise at times, so this one will keep a place among my actual writing tools.

1953 Hermes Media 2000 #2064497

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Gerhard Schaufelberger (schaufelzwerg)
Created: 05-24-2024 at 02:00PM
Last Edit: 06-07-2024 at 11:54AM


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I like these very last topless Media models of the early fifties for their noise (think of a tractor) and their somewhat quaint expression, their open-segment design must have seemed very old school at the time already. Specimens of the early fifties Medias are quite rare, and often in poor condition, if they have been used for long periods. But the Swiss Army guys sure know how to maintain and preserve things, my compliments to the mechs at the armory who have left me such a gem. I'm a big fan of 12-pitch type and I sure like to make noise at times, so this one will keep a place among my actual writing tools.

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KMV stands for "Kriegsmaterialverwaltung" (military equipment administration).
KMV stands for "Kriegsmaterialverwaltung" (military equipment administration).

The case is made of pure steel and painted with IR-26, given it has no stealth mode...
The case is made of pure steel and painted with IR-26, given it has no stealth mode...

Hunter: Gerhard Schaufelberger (schaufelzwerg)

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Language & Literature aficionado based in Switzerland, pre-1970 full metal jacket Hermesian.



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