About Hermes 3000 Typewriter
Presenting to you the iconic Hermes 3000 typewriter with mint green keys and body. Hermes typewriters were developed in Switzerland by the Paillard company, which started out making music boxes in the early 19th century and later transitioned to typewriters in early 1920s. Hermes 3000 is possibly the most famous and cool typewriter ever. It features:
- Beautiful seafoam keys
- Sexy curvy design
- Durable yet very delicate mechanics
- Heavy duty metal case for ultimate protection
- Unlimited functionality (2 ink ribbon color settings)
Notes on restoration
Important: This typewriter has been completely restored. It has new felt pads, platen rubber, rubber feet, replaced worn out new springs, etc. It is guaranteed FULLY professionally serviced, cleaned and is spotless! It has been disassembled for cleaning, every part of it has been polished and cleaned to a shine, including all the keys, external body and case. It also has brand new rubber key rest for ultimate noise reduction. This typewriter also has brand new felt pad on the bottom again - for cleanliness and noise reduction. It is reset to factory settings and adjusted and this is why it is always best to buy a restored, serviced machine that is 100% reliable and will not need maintenance in the next 1 year. This typewriter will last at least a lifetime. It comes delivered right to your doorstep, the only thing you need is to supply paper and start typing. I am very confident in the fully working condition of this machine which has been fully serviced and this is why I offer a 1 year warranty.
This typewriter is in outstanding condition - both cosmetic and mechanical! It types as smooth as butter and looks amazing! The platen rubber is brand new. Bell works like a charm, carriage advances smoothly. There are almost no visible scratches on the outside body. The chrome plated metal parts look very good. The case is overall in good condition as well, cleaned and polished. It works great - including the automatic lock on the front. Overall, this typewriter is in amazing condition! All mechanics are fully working, 100% tested. For a type out, please see pictures.
Typeface (font): The typeface is very beautiful, well-spcaced, elegant 12.5 cpi. This means the typewriter types 12.5 characters in 1 inch. The keyboard is QWERTY layout, special English-Swedish dual lingo keyboard! The typeface (font) is also called "Techno", or Cubic! It is a special, unique and uncommon font compared to the standard Pica and Elite.
This typewriter comes with new ink (black and red) and original brushes (set of 2), and a copy of the manual.
The machine is finished off with a protective, museum-quality wax in order to protect the paint from oxidation, dirt, scratches and fingerprints.
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IMPORTANT NOTE: Please, note that custom duties, import taxes and other fees are at expense of the buyer.
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