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1957 Hermes 2000 Serial # 2181396 1957 Hermes 2000 typewriter, Serial # 2181396 David Wing's 1957 Hermes 2000 typewriter. 2016-11-04 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of David Wing: 1957 Hermes 2000 Serial # 2181396 Third revision of this venerable machine. This one has the lovely, tiny (2mm pitch) 'Diamant' typeface; note that the paper bail is marked all the way to 117 spaces.

1957 Hermes 2000 #2181396

Status: My Collection
Created: 11-04-2016 at 09:07PM
Last Edit: 11-04-2016 at 09:10PM


Description:

Third revision of this venerable machine. This one has the lovely, tiny (2mm pitch) 'Diamant' typeface; note that the paper bail is marked all the way to 117 spaces.

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Note 'volume control' to adjust keystroke tension.
Note 'volume control' to adjust keystroke tension.

Hunter: David Wing (deedub)

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Living in So. Calif. USA. Bought a mint SC flattop at an estate sale for $5 some years ago, and enjoyed the tactility of typing after using computers since 1968, the punch-card era. I gave it to my mother-in-law to exercise her arthritic fingers. After she passed away last year I found it among her things. I wanted something newer, so bought an Olympia SM3. I am not a collector, but seem to have acquired more than 30 machines since March 2016, and have passed several on to family and friends, and bartered with others.



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