This Hermes Baby typewriter was made in Switzerland in 1959 and is in a wonderful pale pastel green colour with mint green keys , space bar and carriage knobs. The ribbon spools are accessed by the two " gull winged " covers that fold back .Hermes typewriters were designed and made in Switzerland by Paillard before production moved to France and then to Brazil . They have a good reputation as wonderfully engineered and made machines , as you would expect from the Swiss . Hermes Baby models were originally the smallest typewriters on the market and enjoyed a loyal following .This is in full working order and types well .It has the standard "elite" sized type giving you 12 letters to the inch .
This typewriter has been professionally cleaned ,serviced, adjusted and tested . It is in full working order and is fitted with a new Group 9 ribbon so its all ready for you to start typing on ! Please note you can't use a two tone ribbon with this typewriter , only plain single colours .
We can supply Group 9 typewriter ribbons at $12.50 each including postage. Available in plain black and a range of other plain colours in a Universal ribbon. A ribbon will last you a long time and to give you an idea , in an office environment with someone using a typewriter professionally a ribbon would last them around 3 months .
It is in a good general condition with just some discolouration to the metal body and some marks to the paintwork mainly at the front left hand side , the back from the carry case lid .It also has some wear to the right hand end of the space bar but this does not affect the functionality at all . It has the Hermes Baby logo on the front left side and manufacturers details on the back.
It comes with a case in a matching colour which clips down over the typewriter providing you with a handle . The clips and handle work well . The case is in a good functional condition with just a few small marks and some general discolouration to the inside and outside. . The typewriter measures 29 cms by 30 cms by 6.5 cms high .If you want a smaller portable typewriter in a fabulous colour that doesn't take up too much desk space this is a great option . We include a photo copy of an original instruction booklet which shows the features and has many handy tips such as how to change the ribbon.
Delivery from our UK workrooms directly to you anywhere within Australia is included in our price.You just need to allow 5-7 days for delivery.