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1939 Empire Junior Serial # 44344 1939 Empire Junior typewriter, Serial # 44344 Georg Sommeregger's 1939 Empire Junior typewriter. 2016-07-13 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Georg Sommeregger: 1939 Empire Junior Serial # 44344 This is a Hermes 2000, made in Switzerland, sold in England as Empire Junior.

Year of manufacture according to Schramm 1962, entry "Empire Junior".

The historic return of this specimen from England to its country of production after almost 80 years was made possible with typospherian enthousiasm, solidarity, and a motor bike. Thanks!!!

1939 Empire Junior #44344

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Georg Sommeregger (shordzi)
Created: 07-13-2016 at 06:46AM
Last Edit: 07-13-2016 at 06:50AM


Description:

This is a Hermes 2000, made in Switzerland, sold in England as Empire Junior.

Year of manufacture according to Schramm 1962, entry "Empire Junior".

The historic return of this specimen from England to its country of production after almost 80 years was made possible with typospherian enthousiasm, solidarity, and a motor bike. Thanks!!!

Typeface Specimen:

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Hunter: Georg Sommeregger (shordzi)

Georg Sommeregger's Typewriter Galleries [ My Collection ] [ My Sightings ]

Status: Typewriter Hunter
Points: 2492

Based in Basel, Switzerland. Running typewriters.ch and sommeregger.blogspot.com.
Very early member of the typosphere.



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