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1938 Hermes Baby Serial # 153836 1938 Hermes Baby typewriter, Serial # 153836 Aaron Friedrich Lotar Rolf Klamp's 1938 Hermes Baby typewriter. 2021-07-19 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Aaron Friedrich Lotar Rolf Klamp: 1938 Hermes Baby Serial # 153836 I love this machine cause of its simplicity, while it appeares to be more sturdy than the later Baby designs. It also has a crisp touch and the bell makes a bright "pling". The worn blueish grey, that is partially worn to the tin surface, adds to my fascination. For me it relates somehow to the look of the first Citroen 2cv.

When I cleaned it I came to one mayor and importand conclusion, if you intend to the same and to remove therefore the platen and paper tray... don´t do it! It´s was very difficult to put the underliing springs of the tray back into position. I solved it with a small pouch of hot glue, that I filled into an empty plastic hull of a pill, were I sticked the tensioned spring into, and fidled it back to its guide rod again. Real breath taking, but simplicity can also takes it´s toll sometimes.

1938 Hermes Baby #153836

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Aaron Friedrich Lotar Rolf Klamp (Technokid)
Created: 07-19-2021 at 10:13AM
Last Edit: 07-19-2021 at 10:21AM


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I love this machine cause of its simplicity, while it appeares to be more sturdy than the later Baby designs. It also has a crisp touch and the bell makes a bright "pling". The worn blueish grey, that is partially worn to the tin surface, adds to my fascination. For me it relates somehow to the look of the first Citroen 2cv.

When I cleaned it I came to one mayor and importand conclusion, if you intend to the same and to remove therefore the platen and paper tray... don´t do it! It´s was very difficult to put the underliing springs of the tray back into position. I solved it with a small pouch of hot glue, that I filled into an empty plastic hull of a pill, were I sticked the tensioned spring into, and fidled it back to its guide rod again. Real breath taking, but simplicity can also takes it´s toll sometimes.

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Hunter: Aaron Friedrich Lotar Rolf Klamp (Technokid)

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Student of fine Arts, born and raised in Germany. Since October 2017 addicted to Typewriters with the focus on post war portables made of metall (not plastic).



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