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1953 Hermes Rocket Serial # 5319563 1953 Hermes Rocket typewriter, Serial # 5319563 Scott Kernaghan's 1953 Hermes Rocket typewriter. 2013-04-24 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Scott Kernaghan: 1953 Hermes Rocket Serial # 5319563 This is a Cyrillic keyboard machine, that was originally produced and sold in America, but was found in Tasmania, Australia when I purchased it.

The seller believed it was a 'Baby', but under black-light, it was revealed to be a 'Rocket'. Although, they are essentially the same thing.

1953 Hermes Rocket #5319563

Status: My Collection
Created: 04-24-2013 at 05:42AM
Last Edit: 04-24-2013 at 05:42AM


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This is a Cyrillic keyboard machine, that was originally produced and sold in America, but was found in Tasmania, Australia when I purchased it.

The seller believed it was a 'Baby', but under black-light, it was revealed to be a 'Rocket'. Although, they are essentially the same thing.

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