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194X Mercedes Motor-Express Serial # 449093 194X Mercedes Motor-Express typewriter, Serial # 449093 Vlastimil Novak's 194X Mercedes Motor-Express typewriter. 2018-09-24 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Vlastimil Novak: 194X Mercedes Motor-Express Serial # 449093 So, I finally know, what is it. Not an Elektra... But Motor-Express! Friend Peter have found out. It is something between Elektra and Express. And because it is weird combination that is only equipped with powered shift and carriage return, it is rare. And it looks that really a lot.

It is in the shape as I get it. Lucky machine, it has seen lot of work, but got proper maintenance. One day will be cleaned, get new cord (the current one is not original)... It is working and typing fine. Huge piece of black machinery with beautifully rounded motor. Mercedes... Really one of the best! On the other hand, the chromium layer is quite weak. But I blame the war for it. However, it is great machine though. Everything is working like it is supposed to. I am not sure I would be comfortable on daily basis with such a kicks every time, when is carriage automatically pulled, but help with shift is very pleasant. I was hoping that the inside of the machine is interchangeable between motor and a regular machine. It is, but in motor one, inside part is bolted from bottom and on regular Mercedes, it is from sides...

194X Mercedes Motor-Express #449093

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Vlastimil Novak (Schrei112)
Created: 01-26-2017 at 10:00AM
Last Edit: 09-24-2018 at 09:58PM


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So, I finally know, what is it. Not an Elektra... But Motor-Express! Friend Peter have found out. It is something between Elektra and Express. And because it is weird combination that is only equipped with powered shift and carriage return, it is rare. And it looks that really a lot.

It is in the shape as I get it. Lucky machine, it has seen lot of work, but got proper maintenance. One day will be cleaned, get new cord (the current one is not original)... It is working and typing fine. Huge piece of black machinery with beautifully rounded motor. Mercedes... Really one of the best! On the other hand, the chromium layer is quite weak. But I blame the war for it. However, it is great machine though. Everything is working like it is supposed to. I am not sure I would be comfortable on daily basis with such a kicks every time, when is carriage automatically pulled, but help with shift is very pleasant. I was hoping that the inside of the machine is interchangeable between motor and a regular machine. It is, but in motor one, inside part is bolted from bottom and on regular Mercedes, it is from sides...

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