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C H A S S I S  OF  THE  »TIPPA«
MADE  BY  G O S S E N



( The SPACE BAR was broken - now replaced by an ALUMINUM PROFILE )

SN = 4222971
GOSSEN (1955)
Erlangen / Germany
German QWERTZ keyboard
~4 char/cm ; 92 char/line
( "approx. 11 pitch" )
black/red ribbon
CHASSIS =
7 lbs ;   3.2 kg

Have a look at the TRIUMPH VERSION

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H I S T O R I C A L   R E M A R K S :
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Source:    www.stb-betzwieser.de/aktuelles/ausstellung/hinweise/index.html

GOSSEN was founded 1919 by Paul Gossen in Baiersdorf and became well known
for their precision measurement instruments for PHOTO- & ELECTRO technics.
After WWII (1948) the GOSSEN »TIPPA« was launched  and became a successful
GERMAN PORTABLE because their small and light-weight design. In 1956 ADLER
bought the rights and produced it under ADLER »TIPPA« -  and later,  after
fusion with TRIUMPH - also under TRIUMPH »TIPPA«. In 1963 the GOSSEN & Co.
was sold to SIEMENS.
impressum:                                               
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