Hammond typewriters : guide for determining the model number

Hammond 2

2 : finger tab on top of the turret,
which can be pressed down
to view the line being typed.

Hammond 12

12 : curved bracket on top of the turret,
which raises the ribbon for each stroke
and then drops out of the way.



2 : spring to push the type shuttle
back up after is has been depressed.

12 : no spring needed.


2 Ideal


2 Universal
12 Ideal


12 Universal
Multiplex Open Ideal


Multiplex Open Universal

Multiplex Closed Ideal

Multiplex Closed Universal





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