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1963 Hermes 3000 Serial # xxxxxxxx 1963 Hermes 3000 typewriter, Serial # xxxxxxxx Brian Hammack's 1963 Hermes 3000 typewriter. 2020-03-13 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Brian Hammack: 1963 Hermes 3000 Serial # xxxxxxxx Bought at a Tacoma WA antique store, sold in 2013 to a college student in Maine. Don't have the serial now but looked it up back then.
It's no wonder so many writers like this machine, according to Wikipedia -- look at that font!

1963 Hermes 3000 #xxxxxxxx

Status: Sightings
Hunter: Brian Hammack (TheMushroom)
Created: 03-13-2020 at 08:27PM
Last Edit: 03-13-2020 at 08:34PM


Description:

Bought at a Tacoma WA antique store, sold in 2013 to a college student in Maine. Don't have the serial now but looked it up back then.
It's no wonder so many writers like this machine, according to Wikipedia -- look at that font!

Typeface Specimen:

Photos:

The hammer bar -- not an arc like most machines but a wave!
The hammer bar -- not an arc like most machines but a wave!

The metal top lid, containing a couple brushes and the manual (held in place by a spring-loaded bar). Impressive Swiss design!
The metal top lid, containing a couple brushes and the manual (held in place by a spring-loaded bar). Impressive Swiss design!

The 3000 in action.
The 3000 in action.

Hunter: Brian Hammack (TheMushroom)

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Got my first typewriter at age 4, a Tom Thumb. Got my first real typewriter at age 15, a Smith-Corona DeVille. Have been collecting typewriters since 2010 when I found a 1945 Smith-Corona Silent at an estate sale. Current count is around 12, half of them are in storage .



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