My Collection

I collect old typewriters and random bits of technology. I am especially interested in pre-1950s for the mechanical stuff, and 1975 – 1992 for the high tech stuff. This is just some information for others who enjoy this hobby, and some of the great finds I’ve come across.

So far in my collection I have the following typewriters:

1894 Smith Premier No. 2
1902 Hammond No 2 Standard
1907 Hammond No. 12 Standard
1913 Hammond Multiplex
1915 Hammond Multiplex
1919 Hammond Multiplex
1924 Corona Four
1927 Klein Adler
1929 Hammond Multiplex Folding
1929 Underwood Number 5
1930 Royal Portable
1937 Remington Model 5 Streamline with 6 CPI font
1941 Corona Comet De Luxe
1945 Groma Modell N (QWERTZ)
1946 Remington Noiseless Number Seven
1948 Underwood Leader
1949 Hermes Rocket
1954 Groma Gromina (QWERTZ)
1956 Groma Kolibri (QWERTZ)
1965 Smith-Corona Sterling
1972 Olympia SM8
~1975 IBM Selectric II
~1985 IBM Selectric III
1975 Smith Corona Classic 12
1968 Olivetti Lettera 32
1958 Hermes Rocket
1965 Hermes 3000