30 de junio de 2009

Hermes 3000 typewriter


Hermes_3000_6, originally uploaded by shordzi.
Yet another portable typewriter, this time from Switzerland!

Fact sheet:
Model: Hermes 3000
Manufacturer: Paillard S.A., Yverdon, Switzerland
Serial number: 3109005 (year of production 1963)

The Hermes 3000's design changed several times over the years, starting with the classy rounder shape at first production in 1958 (various sources on the internet). Our machine is from this period. In the late 1960s, a new design was introduced (source: mrmartinweb.com), with at least two slight variations yet again in the 1970s and 1980s (see mrtypwriter.tripod.com for details & pictures). Read more on Hermes typewriters on Will Davis' site.

Hermes_3000_writingsample2
more photos here


last update: 8.3.2010

1 comentario:

  1. Anónimo4:37 p.m.

    So schöööööööön, auch die retro farbe, mint! Bin ein grosser fan!

    Karla

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