31 Dec 2014

Kriegsaufmachung

1944 Groma Modell N 247981















Sent from my new Groma N

6 comments:

  1. That is a magnificent find. The lack of chrome takes away a lot of this model's beauty though, and it feels unfinished. No wonder they had to stick a label on it that said the quality is unchanged.

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    1. I agree, especially with the keys. At first I thought they were tarnished and I could polish them up, but it's clear that they just weren't chromed to begin with. The black finish I appreciate, and I wish they had applied it to the keyrings as well—perhaps they didn't because the black would wear down with typing, as it does on the Remington portables with black-painted metal keyrings.

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  2. Wonderful addition to your collection. It is one of the nicest looking typewriters I've seen made by Groma.

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    1. It is very nice, although the matte metal finish (instead of chrome) to the keyrings takes away from the attractiveness a bit.

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  3. These wartime Gromas are beautiful ... and sinister.

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  4. Thanks for posting history and great photos on this machine. I'm partial to the action on the pre-war and -post-war models. I hope this one loosens up.

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