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Offline Fabius

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Hammond Typewriters
« on: December 10, 2016, 11:32:34 AM »
Database of Hammond Typewriter serial numbers that I maintain:

www.HammondTypewriter.com





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Offline andre_janew

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Re: Hammond Typewriters
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2016, 12:48:41 PM »
That is entirely different from any typewriter I have ever seen!

Offline 19and41

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Re: Hammond Typewriters
« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2016, 09:16:54 AM »
I imagine they are rare units, with a layout like that.  How did it work?
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Re: Hammond Typewriters
« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2016, 12:11:53 PM »
The model pictured would sell for thousands. Here a site with good info on Hammond Typewriters:

http://www.typewritermuseum.org/collection/index.php3?machine=hammond1&cat=ks

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Re: Hammond Typewriters
« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2016, 11:35:51 PM »
I don't have a Hammond, but I have a Vari-typer, which is similar in operation.

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Re: Hammond Typewriters
« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2016, 11:58:10 PM »
I don't have a Hammond, but I have a Vari-typer, which is similar in operation.

They were one of the last typewriters made by the company. Can you send me the serial number please.
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