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News from the members areaThe bulletin board currently contains 1827 entries. The last topics were

   22.05.2019 Neuerscheinung- Zeitzeugen berichten über die Entwicklung der elektronischen Rechentechnik im Büromaschinenwerk Sömmerda (new)
   22.05.2019 Neuerscheinung- Zeitzeugen berichten über die Entwicklung der elektronischen Rechentechnik im Büromaschinenwerk Sömmerda (new)
   21.05.2019 Hartnäckige Verkrustungen am Lack beseitigen??? (updated)

The calculator encyclopedia currently contains 1834 entries. The latest are

   20.05.2019 Facit EK, Facit, Atvidaberg (S) und
   06.04.2019 TIM-Add Modell 1 - 8 / 13, Gutschow & Co. GmbH
   06.04.2019 TIM Mod. I, Ludwig Spitz & Co.

The typewriter encyclopedia currently contains 228 entries. The latest are

   21.05.2019 REMINGTON Modell 12, Remington Typewriter Company
   20.05.2019 REMINGTON Modell 10S, Remington Typewriter Company
   02.05.2019 WE R MEMORY KEEPERS , Shanghai Weilv Mechanism Company, Vertrieb: American Crafts

30.04.2019
New: HBw-Aktuell 05/2019 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: a new typewriter on the market
  • My favorite tools: the TYPIT system
  • Documents from the office world of the past
  • South Hessen regional meeting
  • Automatic signature machines (continues the article in 04-2019)
  • Special exhibit "Fire" in the Dresden Technical Collections
  • Rainer Rzepka's next auction
  • Photos from the visit to the Heimatsmuseum in Garbsen
  • Restoring a rare Morris typewriter
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

02.04.2019
Historische Bürowelt No. 115 / April 2019

This issue contains

  • In the realm of his typewriters: Bernd Mross
  • The Titania typewriter and an unsolved mystery
  • A mechanical mini-typewriter with needles instead of types
  • Office machine finds in museums from all over the world
  • 'Clear competition' documents (find from 1962)
  • Bundeswehr and office machines
  • Staffels four-species calculator: New evidence
  • Precisa - The difficult years of founding a factory (part 1)
  • Electrical connection cables for writing and calculating machines
  • Herzstark and the story of the three Curta prototypes
  • Olympia Plurotype - the last mignon variant from Erfurt
  • Oskar Picht on a €20 commemorative coin?
  • New insights into old offices

Martin Reese

02.04.2019
New: HBw-Aktuell 04/2019 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: the triple Smith Premier
  • Regional meeting in Essen
  • North German regional meeting in Hamburg-Braak
  • Automatic signature machines
  • office machine collectors’ meeting in Garbsen
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

05.03.2019
New: HBw-Aktuell 03/2019 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: The IBM C Twin Typewriter
  • My favorite tools
  • Documents from the office world of the past
  • Collectors’ meeting in Bayreuth, May 3-5, 2019
  • Swap meet in Pfäffikon
  • Introducing a new member
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

05.02.2019
New: HBw-Aktuell 02/2019 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic office technology page: double Imperial typewriter
  • My favorite tools
  • Documents from the office world of the past
  • A mysterious crank device
  • A Brunsviga ashtray?
  • Five previously unknown reproductions by Roberto Guatelli
  • Exhibition on "The Fascination of Mechanical Office Machines" in Garbsen
  • 100,000 clicks on "Historic Typewriters"
  • Seeking informaion on the Imperial double typewriter
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

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