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1980s Hercules (Flying Fish/KOFA) Hero 140 Serial # 922390 1980s Hercules (Flying Fish/KOFA) Hero 140 typewriter, Serial # 922390 Gerard Shen's 1980s Hercules (Flying Fish/KOFA) Hero 140 typewriter. 2020-08-15 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Gerard Shen: 1980s Hercules (Flying Fish/KOFA) Hero 140 Serial # 922390 This is an early 1980s Hero 140, a relatively rare model, manufactured by the erstwhile Shanghai Typewriter Factory. It looks like the more common Model 110 but it is essentially an Adler Tippas . It has an ugly variation of PICA typeface. Ughhh! Alignment is forever a problem for Chinese typewriters.

1980s Hercules (Flying Fish/KOFA) Hero 140 #922390

Status: My Collection
Created: 08-15-2020 at 06:58AM
Last Edit: 08-15-2020 at 07:25AM


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This is an early 1980s Hero 140, a relatively rare model, manufactured by the erstwhile Shanghai Typewriter Factory. It looks like the more common Model 110 but it is essentially an Adler Tippas . It has an ugly variation of PICA typeface. Ughhh! Alignment is forever a problem for Chinese typewriters.

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Hi, I'm a typewriter enthusiast from Shanghai, China. In a period of 20 years, I have collected more than 100 machines. My interest in typewriter started when I was 11 years old (1989) when China started to deepen its opening-up to the outside world. Hence local stationary started to sell manual typewriters



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