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1955 Groma Kolibri Serial # 568633 1955 Groma Kolibri typewriter, Serial # 568633 David MacGregor Barlow's 1955 Groma Kolibri typewriter. 2022-11-20 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of David MacGregor Barlow: 1955 Groma Kolibri Serial # 568633 Mint condition gloss black Kolibri (‘Hummingbird’) ultra portable, made in Chemnitz, East Germany.

1955 Groma Kolibri #568633

Status: My Collection
Hunter: David MacGregor Barlow (dmbarlow)
Created: 11-20-2022 at 05:10PM
Last Edit: 11-20-2022 at 05:40PM


Description:

Mint condition gloss black Kolibri (‘Hummingbird’) ultra portable, made in Chemnitz, East Germany.

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1955 Groma Kolibri in Hong Kong
1955 Groma Kolibri in Hong Kong

1955 Groma Kolibri in its original carry case.
1955 Groma Kolibri in its original carry case.

1955 Groma Kolibri, photographed in my HK workshop in 2022
1955 Groma Kolibri, photographed in my HK workshop in 2022

Up close and personal with the 1955 Groma Kolibri, photographed at my workshop in Hong Kong, 2022
Up close and personal with the 1955 Groma Kolibri, photographed at my workshop in Hong Kong, 2022

The Kolibri logo on the 1955 Groma Kolibri, photographed at my typewriter workshop in Hong Kong, 2022
The Kolibri logo on the 1955 Groma Kolibri, photographed at my typewriter workshop in Hong Kong, 2022

Montage of the 1955 Groma Kolibri, photographed at my Hong Kong workshop, 2022
Montage of the 1955 Groma Kolibri, photographed at my Hong Kong workshop, 2022

The opening paragraph of The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith, typed on the 1955 Groma Kolbibri at my Hong Kong workshop, 2022
The opening paragraph of The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith, typed on the 1955 Groma Kolbibri at my Hong Kong workshop, 2022

Full-page type sample of the 1955 Groma Kolibri taken at my Hong Kong workshop, 2022
Full-page type sample of the 1955 Groma Kolibri taken at my Hong Kong workshop, 2022

Top shot of the 1955 Groma Kolibri, taken at my Hong Kong workshop, 2022.
Top shot of the 1955 Groma Kolibri, taken at my Hong Kong workshop, 2022.

Rear left of the 1955 Groma Kolibri, photograph taken in 2022, Hong Kong.
Rear left of the 1955 Groma Kolibri, photograph taken in 2022, Hong Kong.

Hunter: David MacGregor Barlow (dmbarlow)

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