Working And Serviced Late 1960s Hermes Media 3 Typewriter – New Ribbon, Case – Made in Switzerland
Working Hermes Media 3 vintage, manual portable typewriter in London (U.K.). It was manufactured in the late 1960s, in Switzerland. The machine works very well, despite being fifty years old! The light touch keys are responsive which makes the whole process of typing efficient and enjoyable. The backspace, carriage return lever, the shift keys, ‘lightning’ margin setters, ribbon colour switch, the carriage release lever, the paper guide and the paper release lever all work as intended. This light mint colour typewriter is fitted with a new black ribbon and the typewriter is ready for immediate use. Also comes with the original case which has a comfortable handle.
The overall condition is superb! All the keys work smoothly and the Hermes Media 3 operates as expected. Minor signs of age and use are present.
The Hermes typewriter is associated with Tom Hanks, as it was his first serious typewriter . Later he became a keen admirer of typewriters and last year he published a book ‘Uncommon type’ where the typewriter played a role in every short story.
This sophisticated typewriter would really be ideal for professionals in different fields. It will also be a unique gift. Due to the style and the aesthetics of the Hermes typewriter, it can be used for display purposes like home decor and events such as exhibitions and weddings. It appeals to all generations.