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SORRY, SOLD! 1958 Hermes Baby Typewriter with DeLuxe Case
  • SORRY, SOLD! 1958 Hermes Baby Typewriter with DeLuxe Case

    €740.00 Regular Price
    €629.00Sale Price

    A superb example of this classic and iconic typewriter. This Hermes Baby has the sought-after DeLuxe case in faux leather with watered-silk lining. The keyboard is QWERTY with keys for European languages. It was originally owned by a Dutch classical musician who carried it with her on tours of Europe.

    This typewriter is in exceptional condition and is a joy to type with. Look closely at the photos and you will see the beautiful condition of this machine. More photos and with higher resolution can be found at our website: "acmetypemachines dot com". It has been rully restored, comes with a new ribbon and is ready for your typing—and other—adventures. 

    Hermes is one of the most renowned brands and models of typewriter ever made, and this is a wonderful example of the "Baby" model, also known as the "Rocket", from 1963. This is the perfect portable typing machine, weighing only ~3.6kg/8 lbs! This typewriter is in superb condition, mechanically and cosmetically, and is a typing machine that is ready to work for another 60 years of typing service. With its brilliant Hermes engineering, it does that with elegance, smoothness and solidity. It has been fitted with a bi-colour ribbon so you can start typing immediately.  

    Acme typewriters have been the choice of discerning collectors and writers more than 1,000 times since we began selling online in 2016. We safely ship your typewriter from our store in the Netherlands and delivery time to the US averages only 3 days—this is a quicker delivery time even than most domestic shipments within the US!  Acme typewriters are covered by a 1-year warranty, and come with lifetime customer-care. 

    With an ACME Typewriter, you know you are getting a fully-working--as original--typewriter. The only thing that you have to do is sit down, put paper on the roller and start typing. Your typewriter comes with the "Acme" lead certification seal which permanently identifies it as a genuine Acme-restored typewriter and provides for a one-year warranty at no charge. In terms of an investment, the Acme Seal proves that this machine was restored in 2023 by the Acme Type Machine Company. This can add value in the event that you wish to sell this typewriter in the future.

    Mechanically, there is nothing to remark on; this Hermes works as it originally came from the factory. The platen is smooth and clean and makes a beautiful impression of the letters (see photo). Cosmetically, it is in nearly perfect condition. The photos speak for themselves.

    The case is in extraordinarily fine condition, inside and out. There is some light scratching on the brass parts of the hasp and handle,  ut very minimal. There are no rips or other damage to the interior and no dents or blemishes to the exterior.

    We provide careful and attentive after-purchase advice and assistance from the date of purchase to the end of eternity to ensure your full satisfaction. In terms of an investment, the Acme Seal proves that this machine was restored by the Acme Type Machine Company. This can add value in the event that you wish to sell this typewriter in the future. 

    This fine example of a Hermes Baby will be packed and shipped with the greatest care to preserve its condition and beauty. We have a lot of experience in shipping typewriters and have an excellent track record for proper packing and safe delivery.

    See my buyer reviews and you will have confidence in your purchase.

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