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1961 Hermes Rocket Serial # 5905629 1961 Hermes Rocket typewriter, Serial # 5905629 Barbara DeMarco-Barrett's 1961 Hermes Rocket typewriter. 2018-09-01 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Barbara DeMarco-Barrett: 1961 Hermes Rocket Serial # 5905629 Just found this Rocket in near mint condition at an estate sale in Fountain Valley, CA (11/17/17). Has original Hermes metal ribbon spools. So clean and lovely. Signed in at 7:15 a.m. for the 8 a.m. open doors. Guys asking me, Why typewriters? No one else there for the typewriters and here I thought, Get there early because they'll all be wanting them. Sadly, no. But good for me! Sold in Aug 2018 to Kip.

1961 Hermes Rocket #5905629

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Barbara DeMarco-Barrett (inkmama)
Created: 11-17-2017 at 11:01AM
Last Edit: 09-01-2018 at 06:12PM


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Just found this Rocket in near mint condition at an estate sale in Fountain Valley, CA (11/17/17). Has original Hermes metal ribbon spools. So clean and lovely. Signed in at 7:15 a.m. for the 8 a.m. open doors. Guys asking me, Why typewriters? No one else there for the typewriters and here I thought, Get there early because they'll all be wanting them. Sadly, no. But good for me! Sold in Aug 2018 to Kip.

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Hunter: Barbara DeMarco-Barrett (inkmama)

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