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1955 Gossen Tippa Serial # 133211 1955 Gossen Tippa typewriter, Serial # 133211 Laurenz van Gaalen's 1955 Gossen Tippa typewriter. 2022-07-14 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Laurenz van Gaalen: 1955 Gossen Tippa Serial # 133211 Over engineered, a bit loud and not the most maintenance friendly. All these things are compensated for by how well the Gossen Tippa types. It is almost like using a 1950 Triumph Norm.

It can not be emphasized enough how much the case contributes to Gossens 'office in a briefcase' concept. The case lid let you store quite some paperwork and - most important - keep it safe. The bottom plate makes the Tippa an excellent lap typer, and when used on a desk, makes sure the typewriter stays where it is.

This luxurious, high performance, flat portable came at a price, being one of the most expensive typewriters in its class.

The ad at the bottom was published in Dutch newspaper "Algemeen Dagblad" of March 5, 1957.

1955 Gossen Tippa #133211

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Laurenz van Gaalen (Laurenz)
Created: 10-02-2021 at 06:32AM
Last Edit: 07-14-2022 at 01:21AM


Description:

Over engineered, a bit loud and not the most maintenance friendly. All these things are compensated for by how well the Gossen Tippa types. It is almost like using a 1950 Triumph Norm.

It can not be emphasized enough how much the case contributes to Gossens 'office in a briefcase' concept. The case lid let you store quite some paperwork and - most important - keep it safe. The bottom plate makes the Tippa an excellent lap typer, and when used on a desk, makes sure the typewriter stays where it is.

This luxurious, high performance, flat portable came at a price, being one of the most expensive typewriters in its class.

The ad at the bottom was published in Dutch newspaper "Algemeen Dagblad" of March 5, 1957.

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Hunter: Laurenz van Gaalen (Laurenz)

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I live in The Netherlands.
Most common typewriter brands over here are Triumph/Adler, Olympia, Erika, Olivetti, Remington and Brother.
I collect and restore typewriters to learn about their design and to write with them.
laurenz@planet.nl



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