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1968 Hermes 3000 Serial # 3495941 1968 Hermes 3000 typewriter, Serial # 3495941 Garrison Aa's 1968 Hermes 3000 typewriter. 2019-07-08 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Garrison Aa: 1968 Hermes 3000 Serial # 3495941 Ebay purchase, my first Hermes. Typed beautifully right off the bat. The only issue is that the paper bail containing the mysterious red ribbon is loose on both ends. The ribbon still works and moves accurately, but the entire bail attachment points on both ends needs to be reattached.

1968 Hermes 3000 #3495941

Status: My Collection
Created: 07-08-2019 at 10:19PM
Last Edit: 07-08-2019 at 10:19PM


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Ebay purchase, my first Hermes. Typed beautifully right off the bat. The only issue is that the paper bail containing the mysterious red ribbon is loose on both ends. The ribbon still works and moves accurately, but the entire bail attachment points on both ends needs to be reattached.

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Hunter: Garrison Aa (RooftopKitty)

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Long time typewriter admirer, newly minted collector. I was part of the IBM Boca Raton team that built the PC XT, the PC AT and IBM PC DOS (IBM's version of MS DOS). Little did we know that we were contributing to the shift away from these beautiful machines.

In those days (1980's) every admin bay at work had two IBM Selectric typewriters and our supply cabinets had fresh boxes of ribbons and type elements for anyone to help themselves. If I only knew then ...



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