T H E   T Y P E W R I T E R   C O L L E C T I O N
Take a TOUR ...
< 1900 ... BLICKENSDERFER » No.5 « " luggable "
Missing INKER UNIT ...
    ... Now restored


SN = 26513
BLICKENSDERFER (1896)
Stamford, Connecticut / USA
BLICK (DHIATENSOR) Keyboard
8 cpi; 60 cpl
3(!) char/key
INKER (=
restored )
W * D * H =
12" * 9" * 5"
30.5 cm * 23 cm * 13 cm
6_1/3 lbs ;   2.9 kg
( w/o wood case )
REM: Interchangeable Font Cylinders

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Wood Case
W * D * H =
12_3/4" * 9_1/4" * 6_3/4"
32.5 cm * 23.5 cm * 17 cm

1910... HAMMOND » No.12 « " luggable "
SN = 117654
HAMMOND (1907)
NewYork / USA
US QWERTY keyboard
elite 12 cpi; 92 cpl
7/16" (= 11 mm) Ribbon
W * D * H =
13_3/4" * 14_1/2" * 7_1/4"
35 cm * 37 cm * 18 cm
w. wood cover
20 lbs ;   9 kg
REM: Interchangeable "TYPE SHUTTLES"

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Nice PlyWood Case


  AEG » MIGNON « "A Piece of History"
SN = 197332
AEG (1910)
Berlin / Germany
Pointer Selection
pica 10 cpi; 80 cpl
W * D * H =
13" * 10" * 6"
33 cm * 25 cm * 15 cm
15_1/2 lbs ;   7 kg
REM: Interchangeable Font Cylinders

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  ADLER » FAVORIT 2 « PORTABLES ...
SN = 569642
ADLER (1915)
Frankfurt a.M. / Germany
German QWERTZ keyboard
pica 10 cpi; 82 cpl
10 lbs ;   4.6 kg
( case missing )

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Observe the horizontal
Hammer Movement


  STOEWER » ELITE «  
SN = R43799
STOEWER (1915)
BERNHARDT STOEWER
Stettin-Grunhof / Germany
German QWERTZ keyboard
pica 10 cpi; 80 cpl
3(!) char/key
black/red ribbon
13_1/2 lbs ;   6.2 kg
( case missing )

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Observe the
3 Symbols per Hammer


  OLIVER » No.9 «  
SN = 874068
THE OLIVER TYPEWRITER CO. (1919)
Chicago, Illinois / USA
US QWERTY keyboard (extended)
pica 10 cpi; 76 cpl
3(!) char/key
4 pre-setable tabs
( no case )
W * D * H =
16" * 14_1/2" * 11_1/2"
41 cm * 37 cm * 29 cm
29 lbs ;   13 kg

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This BOOK was writen
on this Machine ...

1920... » CORONA 3 FOLDABLE « "...How sweet ! "
SN = 428419
CORONA (1918)
Groton, NY / USA
US QWERTY keyboard
elite 12 cpi; 92 cpl
3(!) char/key
black/red ribbon
w. hard case
W * D * H =
11_1/4" * 11" * 4_1/2"
28.5 cm * 28 cm * 11.5 cm
13 lbs ;   6 kg

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  UNDERWOOD » STANDARD PORTABLE «  
SN = 56891 / 57936
UNDERWOOD (1922)
Hartford, CT / USA
US QWERTY keyboard
pica 10 cpi; 75 cpl
3(!) char/key
black/red ribbon
W * D * H =
11_1/2" * 9" * 4"
29 cm * 23 cm * 10 cm
7 lbs ;   3 kg
( case missing )

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Observe the
3 Symbols per Hammer


  GUNDKA » M W « Metal Cover & Wooden Base
SN = 12433
GUNDKA (1924)
Brandenburg (Havel) / Germany
Index Selection
pica 10 cpi; 66 cpl
5/16" (= 8 mm) Ribbon
W * D * H =
10_1/4" * 9" * 4"
26 cm * 23 cm * 10 cm
3 lbs ;   1.5 kg

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1930... » REMINGTON PORTABLE « w. restored Handle:
SN = V251670
REMINGTON (1930)
Ilion, NY / USA
German QWERTZ keyboard
elite 12 cpi; 100 cpl
black/red ribbon
5 pre-setable tabs
w. hard case
13 lbs ;   6 kg

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  TRIUMPH PORTABLE  :
SN = 153477
TRIUMPH (1934)
Nuernberg / Germany
German QWERTZ keyboard
pica 10 cpi; 80 cpl
black/red ribbon
free setting tabs
w. hard case
15 lbs ;   7 kg

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  OLYMPIA » ELITE «  
SN = 1071487
OLYMPIA (1938)
Erfurt / Germany
German QWERTZ keyboard
pica 10 cpi; 80 cpl
black/red ribbon
free setable tabs
w. hard case
16_1/2 lbs ;   7.5 kg

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1940... ROYAL » TOUCH CONTROL « PORTABLE  
SN = 0-523733
ROYAL (1940)
New York / USA
US QWERTY keyboard
pica 10 cpi; 85 cpl
black/red ribbon
w. hard case
14_1/2 lbs ;   6.6 kg

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  » RHEINMETALL «  
SN = 399528
RHEINMETALL (1945)
Soemmerda / (East-) Germany
German QWERTZ keyboard
pica 10 cpi; 86 cpl
black/red ribbon
free setting tabs
w. hard case
17 lbs ;   7.7 kg

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  SEIDEL & NAUMANN » ERIKA 8 «  
SN = 1180097
SEIDEL & NAUMANN (1948)
Dresden / (East-) Germany
German QWERTZ keyboard
pica 10 cpi; 87 cpl
black/red ribbon
free setting tabs
w. hard case
14 lbs ;   6.5 kg

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1950... CONTINENTAL » WANDERER 50 «  
SN = R 026589
CONTINENTAL-WANDERER (1950)
Sigmar-Schoenau bei Chemnitz
(East-) Germany
German QWERTZ keyboard
pica 10 cpi; 80 cpl
black/red ribbon
w. hard case
13_1/2 lbs ;   6.2 kg

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  HERMES » BABY « 8_1/3 lbs ! 3.8 kg
SN = 5283218
PAILLARD S.A. (1951)
Yverdon
Switzerland
German QWERTZ keyboard
pica 10 cpi; 93 cpl
w. metal cover
W * D * H =
11_1/4" * 11" * 2_5/8"
28.5 cm * 28 cm * 6.5 cm
8_1/3 lbs ;   3.8 kg

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  SMITH-CORONA » SILENT «  
SN = 4S179452
SMITH-CORONA (1952)
Syracuse, NY / USA
US QWERTY keyboard
elite 12 cpi; 100 cpl
black/red ribbon
6 pre-setable tabs
»Floating Shift« key
w. hard case
16 lbs ;   7 kg

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  ROYAL » QUIET DELUXE «  
SN = A-1726461
ROYAL (1953)
New York / USA
US QWERTY keyboard
pica 10 cpi; 85 cpl
black/red ribbon
5 pre-setable tabs
"MagicMargin"-Lever
( = CR/LF to 1stTableColumn )
w. hard case
16 lbs ;   7 kg

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  GROMA » GROMINA «  
SN = 518140
GROMA (1954)
Markersdorf bei Chemnitz
(East-)Germany
German QWERTZ keyboard
pica 10 cpi; 80 cpl
w. soft-plastic case
10 lbs ;   4.5 kg

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  GROMA » KOLIBRI «  
SN = 557200
GROMA (1956)
Markersdorf bei Chemnitz
(East-)Germany
German QWERTZ keyboard
pica 10 cpi; 80 cpl
w. soft-plastic case
11 lbs ;   4.8 kg

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  OLIVETTI » LETTERA 22 «  
SN = 425614
OLIVETTI (1956)
Ivrea / Italy
German QWERTZ keyboard
elite 12 cpi; 100 cpl
black/red ribbon
free setting tabs
w. soft-plastic
(zipper) case
11 lbs ;   5 kg

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1960... » PRINCESS 300 «  
SN = 199644
KELLER & KNAPPICH (1960)
Augsburg / Germany
German QWERTZ keyboard
pica 10 cpi; 85 cpl
black/red ribbon
free setting tabs
w. leather case
13 lbs ;   6 kg

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  OLYMPIA » DELUXE «  
SN = 1071487
OLYMPIA (1964)
Wilhelmshaven / Germany
US QWERTY keyboard
pica 10 cpi; 83 cpl
black/red ribbon
6 pre-setable tabs
w. hard-foam case
20 lbs ;   9 kg

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  OLYMPIA » SPLENDID 33 «  
SN = 5-1233163
OLYMPIA (1966)
Wilhelmshaven / Germany
German QWERTZ keyboard
pica 10 cpi; 80 cpl
w. hard-plastic case
10_1/2 lbs ;   4.8 kg

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  TRIUMPH » TIPPA «  
SN = 5942870
TRIUMPH-ADLER (1968)
Nuernberg / Germany
German QWERTZ keyboard
pica 10 cpi; 80 cpl
black/red ribbon
w. hard-plastic case
11 lbs ;   5 kg

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1970... OLIVETTI » VALENTINE-S «  
SN = 5934581
OLIVETTI ( 1970 )
Ivrea / Italy
Scandinavian QWERTY kbd
elite 12 cpi; 100 cpl
black/red ribbon
w. plastic case
11_1/2 lbs ;   5.2 kg

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  SCM » SUPER-G «  
SN = 7YP29296
SMITH-CORONA (1971)
NewYork / USA
( Made in England )
US QWERTY keyboard
pica 10 cpi; 83 cpl
black/red ribbon
5 pre-set tabs
»PowerSpace« key
w. plastic cover
9_1/2 lbs ;   4.4 kg

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  » CONSUL «  MODEL 231.3  
SN = 2231333589
ZBROJOVKA WORKS( 1972 )
Brno, Czechoslovakia
German QWERTZ keyboard
pica 10 cpi; 87 cpl
w. soft-plastic case
11_1/2 lbs ;   5.3 kg

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  OLYMPIA » DE LUXE 120 « Came w/o Case
SN = 3955366
OLYMPIA (1973)
Wilhelmshaven / Germany
US QWERTY keyboard
pica 10 cpi; 120 cpl
black/red ribbon
free setting tabs
( weight w/o case ... )
17_1/2 lbs ;   8 kg

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To Exchange b/r Ribbon
open metal Cover ...


  OLYMPIA » TRAVELLER «  
SN = 15-3007435
OLYMPIA (1974)
Wilhelmshaven / Germany
German QWERTZ keyboard
pica 10 cpi; 83 cpl
black/red ribbon
w. hard-plastic case
11 lbs ;   5 kg

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  SCM / SMITH-CORONA » GALAXIE DELUXE «  
SN = 612V-115357
SMITH-CORONA (1976)
Syracuse, NY / USA
US QWERTY keyboard
pica 10 cpi; 83 cpl
black/red ribbon
free setting tabs
»PowerSpace« key
w. metal case
20 lbs ;   9 kg

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  TRIUMPH-ADLER » GABRIELE 35 «  
SN = -???-
TRIUMPH-ADLER (1977)
Nuernberg / Germany
German QWERTZ keyboard
pica 10 cpi; 85 cpl
black/red ribbon
free setting tabs
w. hard-plastic case
17_3/4 lbs ;   8 kg

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1980... UNDERWOOD » 16 «  
SN = Z-71367
UNDERWOOD (1980)
Hartford, CT / USA
German QWERTZ keyboard
pica 10 cpi; 80 cpl
black/red ribbon
8 pre-setable tabs
w. soft-plastic case
10_1/2 lbs ;   4.7 kg

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  BROTHER » 440TR «  
SN = E4714776
BROTHER (1982)
Nagoya / Japan
German QWERTZ keyboard
4 char/cm ; 90 char/line
(* "approx. 11 pitch" )
black/red ribbon
free setting tabs
»Power Space« key
w. hard-plastic case
11 lbs ;   5.5 kg

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1990... OLYMPIA » TRAVELLER C «  
SN = 0140511
OLYMPIA (1995)
German QWERTZ keyboard
pica 10 cpi; 83 cpl
black/red ribbon
5 pre-setable tabs
»Power Space« key
8_3/4 lbs ;   4 kg

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