Hermes 3000

$275.00
Availability: In stock

beautifully refurbished triumph gabriele 35 vintage typewriter with hard aluminum case. the European keyboard includes french diacritical marks.

 

make: hermes

model: 3000

ribbon: T-5

manufactured: france

notes: fresh oil and lube. 

case: none

 

all typewriters for sale have been cleaned, oiled and are mechanically sound, having been repaired here at our place of business or professionally restored at ace typewriter.

 

product history:

The Hermes 3000 was a lightweight, segment-shifted portable typewriter manufactured by Paillard-Bolex. "Bulbous" and "angular" in shape, it came with a fitted, hard-shell removable cover. The machines were built in Yverdon, Switzerland, by Paillard S.A.

 

The Hermes 3000 was introduced in 1958 as a successor to the Hermes 2000. The original Model 1 was produced until 1966; with subsequent design modifications to the external casing and a variety of subtle changes in colour finishes, the Hermes 3000 was manufactured into the 1980s.

Although it was a portable machine, the Hermes 3000 had a few deluxe features, such as a "beyond the margins" key and a separate key that could be depressed to free any jammed keys and return them to their resting position. The typewriters predominantly came in a light green (occasionally described as a mint or "sea-foam green") colur.

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