Hermes Baby - one of the best portable typewriter models for enthusiasts and writers and also one for the most sought after typewriters in the world. It is not without reason. The design of Hermes Baby typewriters is stunning, and it's light metal body makes it extremely lightweight - great for both travel and carrying.
*TYPEFACE: The typeface is 10 cpi (10 characters per inch). This is an elegant, big, readable letter font style.
*COSMETICS: This typewriter is in great condition. Crinkle metal green paint finish. A few discoloration spots on the external body (yellowing). The chrome plated metal parts look great. The machine is finished off with a protective, museum-quality wax in order to protect the paint from oxidation, dirt, scratches and fingerprints.
*MECHANICS: As with all our serviced typewriters - this one is in outstanding mechanical condition. As part of our restoring this typewriter has been thoroughly cleaned and has received new black ink. It is ready to withstand many hours of heavy typing with it's smooth carriage, light keys and sturdy design. It has new rubber feet, new felt pads on the bottom, fine tuned to serve a minimum of 50 more years.
*CASE: The case is in great condition. Cleaned and polished, it works well. Handle is in great shape as well.
*EXTRA FUNCTIONS: This typewriter has all the functions you need to keep you writing. It has a paper rest, easy to set margins, one-color ribbon, expanding wings for easy access to the ribbon (for when you need to change the ink ribbon). It also features 1 and 1.5 line spacing. It is quite easy to maintain and suitable for beginners.
*OUR RECOMMENDATION: We always recommend this model if you are planning on regular use and heavy typing. This typewriter has no other match and deserves it's own category - a true performer - built to last more than a lifetime.
All our typewriters are delivered to you ready to start typing. All machines have an installed new ink ribbon which should last at least 500 A4 pages.
Our typewriters include a 1 year warranty.