Hammond - Typewriter - 1

Description
Hammond - Typewriter - 1
U.S. - 1900-1909 - Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes

Manufacturer: Hammond Typewriter Co., New York, USA

Model / year of manufacture: 12 / ca. 1905


Serial number: 76933

Details:
American typewriter with oscillating wheel segment and visible writing
with a half-round keyboard.
With a keystroke, the wheel segment turns, until a metal pin, which is elevated through the keystroke, stops it at the correct point. By pressing the shift key, the wheel segment is lifted to the second and third key row. Then, the paper and the ink ribbon are pressed against the character from the back by means of a striker, the so-called print hammer, thereby printing the chosen character on the front of the paper.

System: Type ship machine with double changeover and pressure hammer


Condition: Visual condition see pictures, technically functional, sheet for back key is missing
#analogueweek

Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
Typewriter
Model / Type
12
Period
1900-1909
Material
iron
Manufacturer/ Brand
Hammond
Country of Origin
U.S.
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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