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1974 Hermes 705 Serial # 2521551 1974 Hermes 705 typewriter, Serial # 2521551 Roland Rytz's 1974 Hermes 705 typewriter. 2021-06-27 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Roland Rytz: 1974 Hermes 705 Serial # 2521551 I spotted this Hermes 705 L in a second-hand store in Bern, Switzerland.

1974 Hermes 705 #2521551

Status: Sightings
Hunter: Roland Rytz (draemmli)
Created: 06-27-2021 at 04:05AM
Last Edit: 06-27-2021 at 04:10AM


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I spotted this Hermes 705 L in a second-hand store in Bern, Switzerland.

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Serial number 2521551.
Serial number 2521551.

Mechanical / Final inspection: 10. 11. 82 -- Workshop head: [signature] -- Workshop warranty: 16. 11. 82
Mechanical / Final inspection: 10. 11. 82 -- Workshop head: [signature] -- Workshop warranty: 16. 11. 82

I like the faux-leather design.
I like the faux-leather design.



The "Office Moderne" store in Sion, Valais seems to have existed for quite a while: I found an ad from them in a 1948 newspaper.
The "Office Moderne" store in Sion, Valais seems to have existed for quite a while: I found an ad from them in a 1948 newspaper.


Behind it on the left is an IBM Executive.
Behind it on the left is an IBM Executive.

Hunter: Roland Rytz (draemmli)

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Located in Bern, Switzerland.

My typewriter obsession started when I inherited my grandfather's Brother CE-25 and quickly spiralled out of control from there.

I love any technology that conveys information, from typewriters to railway split-flap displays (as seen in my avatar).



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