Besides the Hell company and Siemens-Halske, there have been other manufacturers of teleprinter machines that use the Hellschreiber principle. Presented below are the ones that I am aware of. Some manufacturers may have filled the void caused by interruption during WW2 of exports from Germany to countries outside the German/Axis influence sphere, and it taking 2-3 years after WW2 for war-torn German companies to resume production.

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Latest page update: October 2019 (uploaded ref. 7V about the NVA/RTF Feld-Hell, updated associated text and added fig. E14).

Previous page updates: 16 September 2019 (added ref. 7W).

By January 2019 this page had grown to 250 photos and diagrams. It had become rather large (ca. 24 MB download size), which caused long download times for some users. I decided to group the manufacturers listed above into two separate pages of roughly equal size: one for manufacturers in the UK (five of those listed above), and one for the rest of the world. This should be almost transparent to you. Please use the (unchanged!) list of manufacturers above to get to them, and update your bookmarks - if necessary.

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Other mfrs


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