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1953 Hermes Rocket Serial # 5314709 1953 Hermes Rocket typewriter, Serial # 5314709 Joe Van Cleave's 1953 Hermes Rocket typewriter. 2019-03-12 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Joe Van Cleave: 1953 Hermes Rocket Serial # 5314709 Originally owned by a US Air Force officer and engineer who worked on the SR-71 engines. When I acquired the machine, it had a backing sheet of paper threaded up that was dated from 1971. Recently repaired by Bill Wahl/Mesa Typewriter Exchange. New rubber feet recently installed.

1953 Hermes Rocket #5314709

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Joe Van Cleave (JoeV)
Created: 03-12-2019 at 10:21PM
Last Edit: 03-12-2019 at 10:21PM


Description:

Originally owned by a US Air Force officer and engineer who worked on the SR-71 engines. When I acquired the machine, it had a backing sheet of paper threaded up that was dated from 1971. Recently repaired by Bill Wahl/Mesa Typewriter Exchange. New rubber feet recently installed.

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Hunter: Joe Van Cleave (JoeV)

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I'm the proud owner of a collection of twenty three typewriters (thus far), all collected with the intent of being used. I also am a prolific blogger (http://joevancleave.com/) and YouTube content creator. https://www.youtube.com/user/JoeVCA/videos

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I am the coordinator of the ABQwerty Type Writer Society, an Albuquerque-based typewriter social organization.



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