Stays the same and keeps on changing.
The paper bail is still the same :D
Really cool to see in this format. Nicely done!
Little and everything has changed. Thanks for your comments.
Lovely photos and an interesting insight. The 30 years between these wasn't wasted. Even though I never typed on either sort, I'd like to bet the later model works better.
The type feeling is very different on the two models. The one Hermes Baby I prefer is a middle generation not featured here: it's the 1954 edition, still in solid material, but with very much improved type-action which makes touch-typing possible. The early Babys are perfect for the "Eagle technique", i.e. two max. three fingers, but because of the peculiar angle of the keys not suited for touch-typing.