Typewriters in Beaucourt

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A short photo report from the April 23rd, 2016 meeting of the French collectors‘ associations ANCEMA and ALCMB. 

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Today’s event.
The Musée Japy celebrates its 30 years.
The Musée Japy celebrates its 30 years.
A Lambert.
A Lambert.
Lots of Japy/Hermes ashtrays, plus a Japy clock.
Lots of Japy/Hermes ashtrays, plus a Japy clock.
more colourful Japy give-aways (well, at the time. Now they are collectors' items).
more colourful Japy give-aways (well, at the time. Now they are collectors‘ items).
just too beautiful, so: from a different perspective.
just too beautiful, so: from a different perspective.
Dactyle.
Dactyle.
Etoile. A Swiss made Hermes 2000 variant, for sale in France.
Etoile. A Swiss made Hermes 2000 variant, for sale in France.
S.P. Blick.
S.P. Blick.
olivetti TROPICAL. A Brazilian made Hermes Baby variant.
olivetti TROPICAL. A Brazilian made Hermes Baby variant.
Virotyp.
Virotyp. Adorable! The lid in the background is surprisingly heavy.
Meanwhile, in town....
Meanwhile, in town….
Detail.
Detail.
Typo. Line of English-made Imperial typewriters, sold in France by the Manufrance company.
Typo. Line of English-made Imperial typewriters, sold in France by the Manufrance company. Oh, I actually bought this one.
Many, many nice machines!
Many, many nice machines!
An exhibition room just perfect for hosting the event.
An exhibition room just perfect for hosting the event.
Toy typewriters!
Toy typewriters!
TOMY toy typewriter.
TOMY toy typewriter.
Amstrad CPC 464. A PC introduced in 1984. Works with 64k!
Amstrad CPC 464. A PC introduced in 1984. Works with 64k!
Amstrad CPC 464.
Amstrad CPC 464.
Aficionados.
Aficionados. You see, collectors can also handle modern media.
Live Curta repair.
Live Curta repair workshop, which met a big success.
Live Curta repair.
Live Curta repair.
Live Curta repair.
Live Curta repair.
Display of the Musée de la machine à écrire, Lausanne.
Display of the Musée de la machine à écrire, Lausanne.
Musée de la machine à écrire, Lausanne.
Musée de la machine à écrire, Lausanne.
Cash registers on display.
Cash registers on display.

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One more Lambert!
One more Lambert!
Presentation of the Curta calculating machine. On the picture, inventor Kurt Herzstark.
Presentation of the Curta calculating machine. On the picture, inventor Kurt Herzstark.
Curta repair in full flow.
Curta repair in full flow.
Curta parts - or art?
Curta parts – or art?
This is what I call a perfectly equipped operating table.
This is what I call a perfectly equipped operating table.
Aahh!
Aahh!
Fox portable No. 1. Beauty, and definitely on my wish list!
Fox portable No. 1. Beauty, and definitely on my wish list!
Experts.
Experts.
One more Typo, back view.
One more Typo, back view.

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Yet another Typo - no problem, give me more!
Yet another Typo – no problem, give me more!
Business.
Business.
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Business done!
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„A table!“
Dactyle paradise.
Dactyle paradise.
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Comptator.

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Meeting continues.
Meeting continues.
Yes...
Yes…
Liliput Modell A.
Liliput Modell A.
Hermes Baby - a classic.
Hermes Baby – a classic.
Sholes & Glidden.
Sholes & Glidden.
Bijou, the Erika portable sold in France.
Bijou, the Erika portable sold in France.
It was more than cheese.
It was more than cheese.
The Amstrad wasn't there for decoration only. Alain Billerey had programmed a very entertaining classic game "Le pendu" (hangman). It's about guessing words. Despite the name, fit for old and young folks.
The Amstrad wasn’t there for decoration only. Alain Billerey had programmed a very entertaining classic game „Le pendu“ (hangman). It’s about guessing words. Despite the name, fit for old and young folks.
In the game.
In the game.
Yes!
Yes!
A Remington Streamliner.
A Remington Streamliner.

So far from France. Hope you enjoyed the show!