13 de noviembre de 2011

Gabriele and her twin sisters

There was a young woman, Gabriele by name. She called upon each customer to trust her. But she had three sisters, too. One was "Junior", one was "Mädchen", and the youngest one "J2".

Gabriele 10 20 30

Adler Junior 10 20 30

Scheidegger Typomatic-TMS

Adler J2 / J4. Picture via machinesoflovinggrace
 And here is the corresponding booklet covers:

Picture via machinesoflovinggrace
Any more sister sightings? Thanks for reporting.

11 de noviembre de 2011

2011-11-11 Still Life

Still Life with Hermes 2000
Still Life with Hermes 2000
Still Life with Hermes 2000
Not So Still Life (with Hermes 2000)

2011-11-11 continuous moving and change

It just occurred to me I have probably waited for this 111111 at 11h11 for 33 years, or haven't I? So here goes one quick post advertising the future typewriters.ch museum at its new location. Still 2 tons of material to shift, go go go.

1 de noviembre de 2011

Typewriter genealogy Part I

In the beginning, there was the Patria.
Patria Schreibmaschine
And Patria begat Japy P6.  
Japy P6

And Japy P6 begat Japy P68.
Japy P68
And Japy P68 begat Japy Script, and its twin brother Gesa.
Gesa Kleinschreibmaschine

(more information on the different models by clicking on the photos)